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UK News Storm Brendan: UK weather warnings as Scotland and Ireland expected to be hit by storms

11:58  14 january  2020
11:58  14 january  2020 Source:   inews.co.uk

Storm Brendan: Warning across Northern Ireland for disruptive winds

  Storm Brendan: Warning across Northern Ireland for disruptive winds A storm is expected to bring gusts of up to 80 mph around coastal areas tomorrow, the Met Office has warned.There are warnings in place from the Met Office for all six counties in Northern Ireland, and for western coastal areas of England Scotland and Wales.

People across the UK have been warned to keep the hatches battened down for the next 24 hours as Storm Brendan rampages across the country. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of snow and ice across much of Scotland today and two major warnings of wind and rain covering every part

Yellow weather warnings are in place for Northern Ireland , much of the western half of the UK and the north-east of Scotland from midday on Monday to He said: “It’s going to be windy across the western half of the UK , with gusts reaching 60-70mph along Irish Sea coastlines, the west of Scotland and

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People across the UK have been warned to keep the hatches battened down for the next 24 hours as Storm Brendan rampages across the country.

The blustery and wet conditions will continue to bring widespread disruption on Tuesday, with Scotland and Ireland bearing the brunt.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of snow and ice across much of Scotland today and two major warnings of wind and rain covering every part of England and Wales.

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A yellow Met Office rain warning is in place for the south coast and the Isle of Wight for Tuesday.

Storm Brendan: when and where the storm will hit in Scotland, latest Met Office weather forecast and warnings

  Storm Brendan: when and where the storm will hit in Scotland, latest Met Office weather forecast and warnings The Met Office have released yellow weather warnings for wind and snow and ice in Scotland ahead of the arrival of Storm Brendan. © Provided by The Scotsman Named by Met Eireann, the national meteorological service in Ireland, the powerful storm is expected to batter Scotland with high winds up to 80mph and heavy rain. Flood warnings also in place for parts of the country The storm has already hit the west coast of Ireland with Met Eireann warning that he storm may "pose a threat to life and property".

Storm Brendan is set to be followed by icy patches, wintry showers and more gales in parts of Scotland which could lead to further travel disruption. High winds and flooding caused problems across the country on Monday with trees brought down and ferry sailing cancelled. A fresh yellow warning of

Storm Brendan arriving in Ireland and Northern Ireland on Monday morning. Met Éireann has issued two status orange weather warnings as Storm Brendan tracks towards Ireland . But there should be some sunny spells despite wintry showers expected in the northwest, mainly northern

Schools closed over winds

Birds in flight at Chesil Beach as Storm Brendan heads in [Image: Getty]

In Northern Ireland, thousands of homes lost power, roads were shut and part of the sea wall at Carrickfergus collapsed during disruption on Monday.

All schools in the Western Isles were also forced to close as Scotland’s Atlantic coast was battered by gusts of up to 87mph.

The Environment Agency issued eight flood warnings in the North of England as well as 66 flood in place warnings from Northumberland to Cornwall. Wales had seven flood warnings in place.

Scotland under attack

In Scotland, ferries on 27 of CalMac’s 28 services to the isles were cancelled. Rail services were also delayed as waves crashed on to the line at Saltcoats in North Ayrshire.

People walk along the sea wall near the lighthouse in New Brighton, north west England as Storm Brendan swept over the country [Image: Getty]

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency said: “Combined with high tides, the sustained winds will create a dangerous combination of tide, storm surge and inshore waves.”

The strongest gust of wind in the UK so far was 87mph recorded on South Uist in the Outer Hebrides at 2pm on Monday.

The Met Office meteorologist Clare Nasir said: “The band of rain will continue its passage eastwards and the wind will be relentless, particularly across the west and the north-east of Scotland.”

Storm Brendan: '70-80mph' gales set to batter Northern Ireland tomorrow .
A blustery Monday on the cards ⚠️????????According to forecasters; "Winds will strengthen through Monday afternoon with gusts of 60-70mph likely inland, and 80mph around coastal areas of Northern Ireland.

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