Expect more weather warnings

New technology introduced

Weather warnings are likely to become more commonplace in the Island, as new forecasting technology is introduced.

Ronaldsway Met Office has developed a new system which it claims will better prepare the public for destructive storms, winds and flooding.

Under new guidelines, amber and red warnings will be reserved for more rare events - while yellow or 'be aware' alerts will be rolled out regularly.

Stormy and wintry conditions saw yellow warnings in place almost every day last week.

Forecasters say emergency services and the media are fully onboard with the plans.

Senior meteorologist Adrian Cowin says 'red' is one to take real notice of:

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