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UK News Weather warnings issued as Storm Atiya set to sweep across Britain next week

19:15  08 december  2019
19:15  08 december  2019 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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Flood warnings have been issued across the country as Britain braces for the arrival of Storm Atiyah. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning lasting until 9am on Monday – although The year set a new record for fires that burned over 400 hectares. As a photojournalist covering the

a person holding a colorful umbrella: Londoners make their way through a rainy Piccadilly Circus in the West End, on 12th November 2019, in London, England. (Picture by Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images) Londoners make their way through a rainy Piccadilly Circus in the West End, on 12th November 2019, in London, England. (Picture by Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images)

Severe weather warnings have been issued as Storm Atiyah is set to sweep across Britain next week bringing winds of up to 70mph.

The Met Office has put several yellow weather warnings in place for west Wales and south west England lasting until 9am on Monday - although they could yet be extended.

Forecasters have predicted winds of between 50 and 60mph inland and up to 70mph on the coast.

According to The Independent, the Environment Agency has also issued seven flood warnings and 42 flood alerts for parts of England and Scotland due to rising river levels.

Wind warnings still in place from Storm Atiyah

  Wind warnings still in place from Storm Atiyah A second major storm is set to hit the country on Tuesday. The south-west of England and Wales were buffered overnight by gales of up to 70mph after the storm swept in from Ireland, where it disrupted transport and power networks. © Provided by PA Media (PA Graphics) The Met Office has issued yellow weather alerts for up until 9am today for areas stretching from north-west Wales to the Isle of Wight, while a second yellow warning remains in place for England’s east coast from Norwich to Middlesbrough.

STORM Miguel is set to batter the UK with gales and heavy rain as the Met Office issued a severe weather warning According to the Met Office, occasional rain across north Scotland and Ireland will continue Tomorrow morning will see some sunny spells, before thundery showers sweep the south.

THE MET Office has been forced to issue a weather warning as vicious winds, nearly the strength of a hurricane, bombard the UK causing travel chaos. The Met Office has a yellow wind warning in force, as violent inland gales of 55-65mph are set to hammer the UK.

a car driving through water: A car drives through floodwater after water has run off fields surrounding Clyst St Mary, Exeter, and flooded the roads after heavy rain. (Photo by Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images) © Provided by Yahoo! News UK A car drives through floodwater after water has run off fields surrounding Clyst St Mary, Exeter, and flooded the roads after heavy rain. (Photo by Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images)

A separate Met Office yellow warning for western Scotland said heavy rain may cause some transport disruption until midnight on Saturday.

Sophie Yeomans, a Met Office meteorologist, warned that strong winds could trigger delays on the roads and rail disruption.

She urged the public to “take care around the coast” due to large swells possibly being whipped up.

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Ms Yeomans added: “Christmas markets with loose items, loose structures, it’s one of those to check is everything secure – your Christmas lights, inflatable Santas.”

“Make sure that you’re aware of those wind warnings,” she added.

She explained that the windy conditions would be worse on the Irish coast.

The low-pressure is expected to move to the east coast of north England and Scotland in the early hours of Monday morning with gusts up to 55mph.

Ms Yeomans warned residents along the east coast of England to be wary of large waves on Monday.

Looking ahead, she said conditions on Monday would be dry in general, with the odd shower in places, but still cold and windy.

While it was too early to be certain, she explained Tuesday was expected to usher in another wet and windy spell mid-week.

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Ice and wintry showers are expected in parts of Scotland. The Met Office said surfaces and roads could be slippery, and advised people to take care when walking or driving, as voters prepare to head to the polls on Thursday.One of the yellow warnings stretches from Perth, north through central Scotland, to Wick, and the other, further south, covers an area between Thornhill and Lanark.“We have showers passing through many parts of the UK today, and there’s a risk of that turning to ice and there could be some snow in parts of Scotland,” said Met Office spokesman Oli Claydon.

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