Met Office names first storm of the season as Wales under threat from 70mph winds
Storm Atiyah will threaten much of the western UK this weekendStorm Atiyah was declared by Met Eireann, in partnership with the Met Office, on Friday afternoon as damaging winds of up to 80 mph threaten to hammer the Irish coasts.
The UK is set to be battered by storm force winds this weekend with gusts of up to 70 mph , according to the Met Office . An area of low pressure, named Storm Atiyah by Irish meteorolgical service Met Eireann, is expected to move from the west of the country across to the east late on Sunday going
STORM Atiyah is set to smash Britain with 80mph gales as the Met Office has issued two yellow weather warnings for wind . The Met Office has warned of gales up 80mph along parts of Wales , Cornwall and the North coast of Devon. Coastal routes and seafronts could be affected by spray or
The Met Office has issued an urgent update as the first named storm of the season nears the British Isles.
The area of low pressure, named Atiyah by Met Eireann on Friday, is set to move west to east across the UK through the latter part of Sunday and overnight into Monday.
A yellow severe weather warning for wind has been issued for the south west of England and the west coast of Wales.
The warning comes into effect beginning at 3pm on Sunday and lasts until 9am on Monday.
UK set to be battered by first named storm of the season
Storm Atiyah is expected to move from the west of the country across to the east late on Sunday going into Monday. The storm is the first of the season to be named and has triggered a Yellow national severe weather warning for wind for the west coast of Wales and the south west of England.The Met Office-issued warning is from 3pm on Sunday and currently runs through to 9am on Monday.The first named storm of the season #StormAtiyah has been named by @MetEireann Find our more in our news release https://t.co/N8kdo04elQ pic.twitter.
Storm -force winds are set to batter Britain this weekend with gusts of up to 70 mph . Met Office forecasters say an area of low pressure, named Storm Atiyah by Irish weather service Inland, winds are expected to reach 50-60mph and 70 mph around the coast with large coastal waves expected .
Storm Atiyah is set to batter the UK and Ireland with powerful 70-80mph gales, triggering a 'danger to life' warning from the Met Office . Severe weather is expected to batter coastal areas in western England and Wales for about 18 hours from Sunday at 3pm. A yellow warning for wind has been
Residents of the western half of Wales, from Bangor to Aberystwyth, Swansea and Cardiff, will need to prepare for severe gales while the warning is in force.
Deputy Chief Meteorologist Tony Wardle said: “The UK is in for an unsettled period of weather with some very strong winds, especially along the west coast.
"Gusts of 50-60 mph are expected quite widely inland, with up to 70mph gusts around some coastal locations."
“As well as strong winds there will be large coastal waves in the south west, so bare this in mind before heading out in these regions.
Delays to road, air, rail and ferry transport are expected with the storm. Power cuts and short-term loss of other services is also possible.
Storm Atiyah: Worrying Met Office video shows approaching gales as weather warning updated
The agency has warned that gusts of more than 70mph could cause power cuts and travel disruption . The graphic shows the strong storm on its approach to the UK as winds of more than 70mph are set to hammer the country overnight. A weather warning was previously in place for almost all of North Wales , however it has now been updated and only includes parts of Gwynedd . It is also coming into force earlier than previously expected, with the warning now in place from 6pm on Sunday until 9am on Monday. The Met Office has warned that the wind could cause po .
File pic Storm -force winds are set to batter Britain this weekend with gusts of up to 70 mph . A yellow severe weather warning has been issued for the west coast of Wales and southwest of © N/A Storm Atiyah will bring strong winds from Sunday night Deputy chief meteorologist Tony Wardle said
The UK is set to be battered by storm force winds this weekend with gusts of up to 70 mph , according to the Met Office . An area of low pressure, named The storm is the first of the season to be named and has triggered a Yellow national severe weather warning for wind for the west coast of Wales and
Storm Atiyah is the first named storm set to impact the the UK since Storm Hannah in April 2019, which left tens of thousands of people without power after high winds.
Unsettled week ahead
Conditions across the UK will remain unsettled through the week after Storm Atiyah clears out to the east.
"Monday will be a much-improved day with brighter and drier conditions moving in from the west before another period of wet and windy weather on Tuesday,” Mr Wardle said.
Breezy conditions will persist, with blustery showers and periods of brightness for much of the UK.
For many locations in Wales, temperatures will hover in the low double digits.
Nail-biting moment a massive Airbus A380 pulls off an incredible landing in fierce Storm Atiyah .
Watch the video of the spectacular landingA video clip captures the dramatic moment the Airbus A380 was rocking side to side while the pilot was trying to land in the gusts of wind.