Sefton Council is warning people to stay away from the coast on Monday as Storm Debi brings strong winds and plenty of rain.
The Met Office has issued a Yellow Weather Warning for Rain which covers the Sefton coastline, northern England, north Wales and Northern Ireland, between 4am and 6pm.
A Sefton Council spokesperson said: “Storm Debi could bring very strong and disruptive winds throughout Monday.
“High winds could see large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.
“Sefton Council is advising people to stay away from coastal areas.
“The winds could also cause some roads to become blocked by fallen debris or trees. Please take care when travelling and take any necessary precautions.
“For more information, visit our Sefton Council adverse weather pages.”
The Met Office says that Storm Debi “has the potential to bring very strong and disruptive winds on Monday”.
What to expect according to the Met Office:
- Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible
- Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen
- Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible
- Some roads and bridges may close
- Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
- Injuries and danger to life could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties