Yellow alert for strong winds, number 1722 activated

The Belgian Met Office is warning against heavy gusts of wind tonight, and has issued a yellow alert. 

The Home Office has announced that the emergency number 1722 has been activated. You can call this number if you would sustain any damage as a result of the bad weather, and if nobody is heavily injured. The number was activated to help emergency services (number 112) to focus on real life-threatening situations. 

The gusts of wind can reach speeds of up to 90 kilometres per hour (55 miles/hour) at the coast but should be a little less strong more inland. 

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