US News Storm Aileen set to batter Britain with 75mph winds

18:42  12 september  2017
18:42  12 september  2017 Source:   Press Association

Weather warnings in place as 70mph winds set to batter Britain

  Weather warnings in place as 70mph winds set to batter Britain Two yellow weather warnings are in place for parts of England and Wales.Winds of up to 70mph are forecast to batter Britain this week.

- The first named storm of the year, Storm Aileen , is set to bring winds of up 75 miles per hour to parts of the UK this week, the Met Office said. Storm Aileen is the first storm to be named since this season's names were released last week

The first named storm of the year, Storm Aileen , is set to bring winds of up 75 miles per hour to parts of the UK this week, the Met Office said. Storm Aileen is the first storm to be named since this season’s names were released last week

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The first named storm of the year, Storm Aileen, is set to bring winds of up 75 miles per hour to parts of the UK this week, the Met Office said.

Rainfall warning issued for parts of Ireland today but there's good news for the weekend

  Rainfall warning issued for parts of Ireland today but there's good news for the weekend A rainfall warning has been issued for four counties on Wednesday but there are dry and sunny conditions in store for us this weekend. A Met Éireann spokesperson said Storm Aileen zipped through Ireland on Tuesday but it was Britain who felt most of the brunt of the short-lived storm.She prompted Met Éireann to issue two status yellow weather warnings last night for Munster, as well as counties Dublin, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow and Galway.The first-named storm of the year brought much of her severe winds to the south coast of Ireland with wind speeds of 50 knots / per hour recorded at Kinsale.

The first named storm of the year, Storm Aileen , is set to bring winds of up 75 miles per hour to parts of the UK this week, the Met Office said. The Met Office said there was no connection between the high winds the UK is expected to see and the severe weather battering the Caribbean and the US

The first named storm of the year, Storm Aileen , is set to bring winds of up 75 miles per hour to parts of the UK this week, the Met Office said. Storm Aileen is the first storm to be named since this season’s names were released last week

Storm Aileen is the first storm to be named since this season’s names were released last week, as part of the scheme by the Met Office and Met Eireann to raise awareness of extreme weather in the UK and Ireland.

Low pressure will bring “very strong winds” across much of England and Wales on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, with an amber severe weather warning for gusts of 55-65mph in parts of Cheshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

Gusts up to around 75mph could also be possible in exposed locations such as the coast and hills in these areas, the Met Office said.

Met Office warning: Transport chaos on the cards as Storm Aileen approaches

  Met Office warning: Transport chaos on the cards as Storm Aileen approaches The first named storm of the season is set to hit the UK tonight, prompting the Met Office to issue a yellow warning of strong winds and rain. Storm Aileen is expected to bring very strong winds with gusts of 50-60 mph tonight and into tomorrow (Wednesday) morning. The Met Office said the worst of the winds, with gusts of 65-75 mph, are expected to be across north Wales, southern parts of northern England, the north Midlands and Norfolk, for which area a separate amber warning is being issued."Longer journey times by road, rail and air are likely, with restrictions on roads and bridges," the Met Office added.

The first named storm of the year, Storm Aileen , is set to bring winds of up 75 miles per hour to parts of the UK this week, the Met Office said. Storm Aileen is the first storm to be named since this season’s names were released last week

The first named storm of the year, Storm Aileen , is set to bring winds of up 75 miles per hour to parts of the UK this week, the Met Office said. Storm Aileen is the first storm to be named since this season’s names were released last week

A yellow weather warning for rain is also in place for parts of Northern Ireland, northern England and southern Scotland, which warns of 30-40 mm (1.2 to 1.6 inches) of rain falling within six to nine hours which could cause some disruption.

Storm Aileen set to batter Britain with 75mph winds (Dave Higgens/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Storm Aileen set to batter Britain with 75mph winds (Dave Higgens/PA) Chief forecaster Frank Saunders said: “Storm Aileen is expected to bring strong winds of up to 75mph to a central segment of the UK and an amber weather warning has been issued.

“As well as the strong winds, there will be some heavy rain pushing eastwards overnight which could see accumulations of 30-40mm.

“The low-pressure system that is bringing these strong winds will move fairly swiftly from west to east over the UK and although there will still be some disruption through Wednesday morning, the winds will ease by the afternoon leaving a day of blustery showers.”

The Met Office said there was no connection between the high winds the UK is expected to see and the severe weather battering the Caribbean and the US, with the UK’s weather system originating north in the Atlantic, independent of the current hurricanes across the ocean.

As Storm Aileen clears out eastwards into the North Sea, the UK will be left with cool, showery conditions by the end of the week and into the weekend, the forecasters said.

Met Eireann issues weather warnings for nine counties as Ireland braces for strong winds .
Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for nine counties across Ireland as Gale force winds with gusts of up to 110km per hour are expected. A status yellow warning is in place for Dublin, Wexford, Wicklow, Galway, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford between 2pm and midnight today.Very strong winds across the coastal counties of the southwest, south and possibly parts of the east coast are expected.STATUS YELLOW WARNING for strong winds this afternoon and evening. Click the link to view full details.https://t.

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