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UK News Met Office warns more gales and torrential rain on the way after 79mph Storm Brendan winds

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

Met Office warning for more wet and windy weather in the aftermath of Storm Brendan

  Met Office warning for more wet and windy weather in the aftermath of Storm Brendan When and where gale-force winds and torrential downpours will fall todayThe country is bracing itself for a second day of gale-force winds and torrential rain, after Monday's storm also caused flooding on several roads and brought 79mph winds to the Mumbles.

More strong winds are expected following a battering from Storm Brendan on Monday. Heavy rain may be an additional hazard in places, it said. One lane has been closed on the M48 Severn Bridge due to strong Storm Brendan has passed, but there's more wet and windy weather on the way .

Storm Brendan knocked out power and diverted flights as 80mph gales hit UK with more wind and The Met Office said conditions around the airport were blustery overnight and warned that stronger ‘Watch out for wind -blown debris on the roads, and give extra space to vulnerable road users like

More gale-force winds and torrential downpours are set to sweep into a North Wales still reeling from the impact of Storm Brendan.

The Met Office has said a yellow weather warning for wind is in place from midday on Tuesday until midnight with fears that stormy conditions could cause travel disruption, power cuts and large coastal waves.

It comes after parts of North Wales were hammered by Storm Brendan on Monday afternoon, with wind speeds reaching a high of 79mph at Capel Curig.

Storm Brendan set to batter the UK and Ireland with severe gales on Monday

  Storm Brendan set to batter the UK and Ireland with severe gales on Monday Named by the the Irish meteorological service Met Éireann, the large Atlantic low pressure system will sweep across IrelandNamed by the the Irish meteorological service Met Éireann, the large Atlantic low pressure system will sweep eastwards across Ireland early on Monday morning, impacting western parts of the UK with strong winds.

READ MORE : Met Office warnings MAPPED: Howling gales to batter Britain. Storm Brendan live weather radar: Storm Brendan will The red marine warning for gales advises that there will be southerly winds will reach storm force during Monday on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish sea

The Met Office has issued two fresh yellow weather warnings affecting many parts of Scotland. Storm Brendan is set to be followed by icy patches, wintry showers and more gales in parts of High winds and flooding caused problems across the country on Monday with trees brought down and

Elsewhere, Aberdaron recorded wind speeds of 74mph.

Roads were closed, homes and businesses plunged into darkness and public transport disrupted as a result of the storm.

a close up of a map: Weather warning in place on Tuesday for wind © Met Office Weather warning in place on Tuesday for wind

The Met Office have warned that while the stormy conditions will ease overnight, a further spell of severe weather will arrive on Tuesday.

A spokesman said: "Southwesterly winds are expected to strengthen across much of England and Wales during Tuesday afternoon and evening.

"Gusts of 40 to 50mph are expected quite widely inland, with exposed coasts and hills having gusts of around 60mph, perhaps locally 70mph.

Storm Brendan set to bring 80mph winds as Met Office issues another weather warning

  Storm Brendan set to bring 80mph winds as Met Office issues another weather warning A yellow warning for wind has been issued for Monday afternoonA large Atlantic low pressure system will sweep eastwards across Ireland early on Monday, bringing very strong winds to our region.

Strong gales of up to 80mph are set to sweep across parts of the UK on Monday. Frank Saunders, of the Met Office , said the UK and Ireland will turn increasingly windy throughout Monday as the On Saturday, strong winds and heavy rain battered parts of Scotland, causing road closures and rail

Gusts of more than 50mph are expected to batter parts of Britain on Tuesday, a day after Storm Brendan caused travel chaos across the country. The severe weather forced airlines to divert flights scheduled to land at Gatwick as gales of up to 80mph caused disruption around the UK.

"Heavy rain may be an additional hazard in places.

"Winds will ease from the west during Tuesday night."

Waves pounding the seafront in Trearddur Bay on Anglesey on Monday © David Powell / Daily Post Wales Waves pounding the seafront in Trearddur Bay on Anglesey on Monday

The Met Office have warned that the adverse conditions could cause "delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport", as well as delays to bus and train services.

For more Storm Brendan updates, click here.

They added: "Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely.

"Some short term loss of power and other services is possible.

"It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves."

a person walking down a road: Digbeth Terrace in Bontnewydd was blocked by a fallen tree as Storm Brendan hit on January 13, 2020 © Arwyn Roberts Digbeth Terrace in Bontnewydd was blocked by a fallen tree as Storm Brendan hit on January 13, 2020

The worst of the gales are set to hit from around 2pm until around 6pm on Tuesday, before easing off into the evening.

Heavy rain is expected across the day in several parts of the region.

Later into the week, further spells of strong winds and heavy rain are likely.

The Met Office said: "Coastal showers moving inland through Wednesday morning, sunny spells and windy throughout.

"Dry and bright Thursday morning, rain later and gales possible.

"Sunny spells Friday, with occasional showers, winds easing."

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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