Weather forecast experts predict blustery gales of up to 50mph will batter Britain before heavy snow moves in later during the week. Other parts of the nation can expect dreary showers as fierce winds barrel in across Britain from the Atlantic, before snow storms hit. The rain is set to persist in the north of Scotland - where they could turn wintry - and western areas throughout the day today. And temperatures will remain mild for the time of year - pushing into the high single figures. An update from forecasters at Meteogroup UK said of Sunday's weather: "A generally mild but blustery day with some strong winds, especially across the northern UK. "There will be some showers in places but it should gradually turn drier throughout the day across most areas. UK weather forecast for Sunday January 13th - Cloudy with rain for many "However, for northern Scotland and the west the showers will persist. "Brighter spells will develop as the day goes on in eastern England." But the … [Read more...] about Weather forecast UK – SNOW STORMS, freezing temperatures and bitter 50mph winds set to strike UK, warns Met Office
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TORRENTIAL rain and battering winds are set to lash parts of the UK on Tuesday with up to one inch of rain falling and gusts of up to 70mph. The Met Office have issued two weather warnings in Northern Ireland and the South West of the UK from the early hours of tomorrow. The winds and rain come as the UK is just escaping from the clutches of Storm Deirdre after 15 inches of snow, 80mph winds and freezing rain hammered most areas of the country - but Monday's reprieve will quickly pass. From Tuesday, a brutal weather front will sweep in from Iceland hammering the UK with up to 30mm rain and could cause localised flooding in areas where rivers are already close to spilling their banks. Meteorologist Helen Roberts told The Sun Online: "The warning for Northern Ireland is a combined wind and rain warning, valid from 3am until 9am on Tuesday morning, during rush hour. "There's likely to be strong gusts of wind, particularly around coasts, possibly 65 to 70mph, with some fairly wet weather … [Read more...] about Weather forecast – UK on flood alert as torrential rain and 70mph winds to batter Britain – see how it will affect you
BRITAIN'S summer has been a scorcher so far - but all good things must come to an end. With thunderstorms predicted for parts of the country, here's the lowdown. Will it rain today and when thunderstorms hit the UK? A yellow thunderstorm warning has been issued by the Met Office for July 20 between 2pm and midnight. It covers most of the South East and the East coast with the Met Office forecasting a risk of slow-moving thundery downpours in places. There is a chance some homes and businesses could be at risk of flooding. Forecasters also warn of the potential for the weather to cause chaos with the evening rush hour - especially as many schools break up for their summer holidays. What's the UK weather forecast today? Aside from the predicted storms in the South East, most of the country will remain largely dry throughout the day. The North West will experience some wet weather which will push down towards south Wales and the Midlands. PHEW! WATER SCORCHER Could there be a drought and … [Read more...] about Thunderstorm forecast UK – is there a weather warning and where will it rain?
BRITAIN is tipped to be hit by 70mph winds as Storm Hector barrels in from the Atlantic - with forecasters warning flying debris could even endanger life. Gusts will start to pick up Wednesday afternoon before the brunt of the storm hits the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Thursday morning. When and where will Storm Hector hit? Gusts of winds are expected to reach up to 70mph as the storm begins to sweep across western Ireland before blowing across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the far north of England on Thursday morning. The Met Office warns of a "small chance that injuries and danger to life could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown on to sea fronts, coastal roads and properties" as well as a risk posed by flying debris. Westerly winds are likely to be between 50mph and 60mph but could reach up to 70mph in exposed locations before easing in the afternoon, forecasters said as they warned of a "very windy spell". The Met Office said road, rail, … [Read more...] about Storm Hector tracker – when and where will it hit the UK and what’s the latest weather forecast?
BRITAIN will continue to get battered by heavy rainfall and “intense” thunderstorms today and millions have been told to “be prepared” for more flooding. Travel chaos is likely to affect more passengers after thousands were left stranded yesterday when lightning and fierce storms caused mayhem up and down the country. And the havoc is set to continue with more storms forecast and an inch of rain is set to fall across central and southern England. The Met Office today warned of “intense thunderstorms, frequent hail, and gusty winds” but added they will be “hit and miss”. Parts of Lincolnshire will experience up to 14mm (0.5 inches) of rain an hour on Wednesday morning and vast parts of the country will be covered in cloud. It comes after more than a week’s rain fell in just four hours in the capital yesterday as the freak downpours continued to hit Britain. A motorist had to drive along a flooded road near the A249 in Kent … [Read more...] about UK weather warns of ‘intense’ thunderstorms, gusty wind and hail today as 35 flood alerts in place