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.
Seafronts may take a battering and travel disruption is predicted, with winds reaching up to 80mph.
STORM Brendan will strike Britain, bringing with it 80mph winds and heavy rain, resulting in travel chaos The entire east side of the UK will be battered by strong gusts as the week begins, with Met Éireann has issued two status orange weather warnings as Storm Brendan tracks towards Ireland.
Weather warnings remain in force across the country after Storm Brendan brought winds of nearly 90mph to parts of the UK.
The high winds forced airlines to divert flights scheduled to land at Gatwick Airport, while also causing disruption to ferries and railways.
The strongest gust recorded during Storm Brendan was 87mph in South Uist in the Western Isles of Scotland, with winds of more than 70mph also recorded in Wales and the Isle Of Scilly.
The strongest winds on Monday were across the west, and in northeast Scotland.
On Tuesday, the rest of England and Wales will see the strong winds too.
Met Eireann drop weather update as Storm Brendan is downgraded in some areas
Met Eireann has downgraded Storm Brendan’s status orange weather warning in many counties while the northwestern parts remain on an orange warning. Met Eireann’s status orange warning for Wexford, Cavan, Monaghan, Kerry, Cork, Clare, Waterford and Limerick have been downgraded to status yellow.
Gusts of more than 50mph are expected to batter parts of Britain on Tuesday, a day after Storm The severe weather forced airlines to divert flights scheduled to land at Gatwick as gales of up to Eight flood warnings and 79 alerts issued by the Environment Agency remained in place on Monday night.
Storm Brendan , which has been brewing in the Atlantic over the last 24 hours, has already hit Northern Ireland and is forecast to move east across the Strong winds are expected "widely across the UK " with gusts of between 65 and 70mph around the Irish Sea coasts. And there could be storm force
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The Met Office has issued four weather warnings across the UK including two for strong winds in north western Scotland and most of England and Wales.
There is also a warning for snow and ice across central Scotland and the highlands.
Met Office spokesman Oli Claydon said on Tuesday that northern and western Scotland will continue to be hit with high winds of 60mph to 70mph from Storm Brendon.
However, a new low pressure front will cause blustery conditions for England and Wales on Tuesday, he added.
Mr Claydon said the high winds and rain could lead to “unpleasant” travelling conditions and cause disruption to roads, trains and ferries.
Met Office issues warning for Wales as Storm Brendan hits the UK
Gales are expected to reach 80mph as the storm sweeps across the country on Monday Forecasters have warned that coastal routes and communities could be particularly affected by the storm as large waves batter seafronts.
Storm Brendan sweeps in: Wind warnings in place for the Yellow warnings in place for western UK and North East Scotland from 12pm today to midnight tomorrow. Despite the gale force winds temperatures are expected to remain mild for the time of year, caused by a south-westerly air flow
Disruption expected as Storm Brendan arrives in the UK . Severe gales and heavy rain are forecast this evening as Storm Brendan sweeps across the UK . Gusts exceeding 80mph are likely across NW Scotland and there are multiple Met Office warnings in place.
He added: “We are looking at gusts of 40mph to 50mph with exposed coasts and the tops of hills seeing 60mph and maybe even up to 70mph.
“With that there’s also going to be some rain, making conditions quite unpleasant.
“It’s certainly going to be unpleasant driving conditions and could lead to disruption across many travel networks.”
Seven flights to Gatwick Airport were diverted to other locations across the UK overnight after gales in excess of 40mph struck the area on Monday.
Gatwick said two Wizz Air flights, four easyJet services and one Norwegian Air flight were diverted while one easyJet flight from Edinburgh was forced to land at Birmingham.
In the Western Isles, all schools in Uist and Barra are closed and all bus services on the islands have also been cancelled.
Storm Brendan: Flood warnings in force across the UK with more wind and rain on the way
Flood alerts are in force across England and ScotlandThe Environment Agency moved to issue flood warnings and alerts across England, with coastal areas particularly affected.
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Media captionStorm Brendan battered the coastline around the island of Ireland. A yellow weather warning for Northern Ireland had been in place until midnight. Were you affected by Storm Brendan ? You can get in touch by emailing email@example.com. uk .
Several Caledonian MacBrayne ferry services are affected, with some services cancelled due to adverse weather and others disrupted.
Northlink Ferries also told passengers there may be disruption on services to Orkney and Shetland.
Gales of up to 80mph affected railways across the country on Monday, while drivers were advised to take extra care on the roads.
After plaguing parts of Ireland, causing thousands of homes and businesses to lose power, the storm brought high winds to parts of England and Scotland.
Seven flood warnings and 79 alerts issued by the Environment Agency remained in place on Tuesday morning.
The Met Office has also issued a yellow warning of rain to cover the South East on Tuesday, where heavy rain is expected to cause disruption and the flooding of a few homes and businesses is “likely”.
Storm Brendan: when and where the storm will hit the UK, latest Met Office weather forecast and warnings .
Wind gusts up to 80mph and heavy rain are set to hit the UKNamed by Met Eireann, the national meteorological service in Ireland, the powerful storm is expected to batter the UK with high winds up to 80mph and heavy rain.