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World Heavy rain and winds as Storm Aiden sweeps in

11:50  31 october  2020
11:50  31 october  2020 Source:   bbc.com

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Heavy rain and strong winds will sweep across the UK, bringing risks of flooding and travel disruption. All parts of the UK will get wet weather, with western and hilly areas in line to receive the biggest drenching as Storm Aiden moves in from the west, said the Met Office. Several yellow warnings for

Heavy rain and strong winds will sweep across the UK, bringing risks of flooding and travel disruption. All parts of the UK will get wet weather, with western and hilly areas in line to receive the biggest drenching as Storm Aiden moves in from the west, said the Met Office. Several yellow warnings for

Heavy rain and strong winds are hitting the UK as Storm Aiden sweeps in from the west, bringing risks of flooding.

a group of people walking in the rain with an umbrella © Yui Mok

The Met Office says all of the UK will get wet weather, with those in the west and in hilly areas being worst hit.

Yellow warnings for rain, covering Northern Ireland, much of Scotland, Wales and south-west England and Yorkshire, came into force at midnight.

They warn there could be spray and flooding on roads, power supply interruption and bus and train delays.

The bad weather could last much of the weekend, and people have been urged to pay attention to the weather forecast as well as flood alerts and warnings in their area.

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Heavy rain and strong winds will sweep across the UK, bringing risks of flooding and travel disruption. All parts of the UK will get wet weather, with western and hilly areas in line to receive the biggest drenching as Storm Aiden moves in from the west, said the Met Office. Several yellow warnings for

A weather warning is currently in place in Northern Ireland due to strong winds brought by Storm Aiden . It is the sixth year that names have been used for storms that affect the UK, Republic of Ireland and the The low pressure system will also bring some persistent and, at times, heavy rain

  • Wet and windy weekend for Wales
  • Strong wind and rain expected in NI

Martin Young, deputy chief meteorologist at the Met Office, said: "As the heavy rain and strong winds from Storm Aiden sweeps eastwards on Saturday, another system quickly follows on Sunday that contains the remnants of ex-Hurricane Zeta, bringing further heavy rain and strong winds.

"Given that this is falling on already saturated ground from what has been a wet October, there is an increased risk of flooding in some warnings areas."

a body of water with a mountain in the background: Parts of the Lake District experienced flooding earlier this month © PA Media Parts of the Lake District experienced flooding earlier this month

Another yellow warning for rain covering Wales and north-west England is in force from 18:00 GMT on Sunday to 06:00 on Monday, and warns some communities could be cut off by fast flowing and deep floodwater.

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The Met Office forecasts gale force winds and heavy rain across the UK as Storm Aiden sweeps in from the west bringing the risk of localised flooding.

Storm Aiden is set to bring very strong winds and rain across Ireland on Saturday. It is the sixth year that names have been used for storms that affect the UK, Republic of Ireland and the The low pressure system will also bring some persistent and, at times, heavy rain , especially through the first

Very strong winds could affect north-west Scotland between noon and 21:00 on Sunday, including the possibilities of power cuts and delays for high-sided vehicles and public transport.

Hilly areas could see 40-60mm (1.6-2.4 inches) of rain on Saturday, with 20mm-40mm ( 0.8-1.6 inches) in lower-lying areas.

Gary White, the duty tactical manager for Natural Resources Wales, said flooding is likely up and down the country over the next few days.

He said: "Our emergency response workers will be at key sites checking defences are in good working order and making sure any drainage grids and screens are clear to reduce the risk to people and their homes."

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