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UK News What advice Bristol and Cardiff airports have for passengers as Storm Ciara hits this weekend

17:15  08 february  2020
17:15  08 february  2020 Source:   walesonline.co.uk

Storm Ciara to batter North Wales with hurricane force winds and torrential rain

  Storm Ciara to batter North Wales with hurricane force winds and torrential rain A two-day weather warning has been issued for this weekend with gusts set to reach up to 80mphThe low-pressure system, currently developing in the North Atlantic, will bring strong winds and heavy rain,

Rail, air and sea passengers have been warned to expect severe disruption on Sunday as Storm Ciara sweeps in from the Atlantic, bringing Made entirely from recycled materials, it was unveiled ahead of its debut at the Celtic Connections Costal Day celebrations in Glasgow this weekend .

Wales is set for a rocky weekend as Storm Ciara as the Met Office has issued a double weather A spokesman for Bristol Airport said: "As regards Storm Ciara we are in constant contact with the "Our advice to passengers would be to check with their airline for the most up to date information on

a large air plane on a runway: The Met Office has issued a warning and Bristol Airport and Cardiff Airport have said they are monitoring the situation closely © PA The Met Office has issued a warning and Bristol Airport and Cardiff Airport have said they are monitoring the situation closely

Wales' weather is set to be pretty brutal this weekend as Storm Ciara descends on us.

The Met Office has issued three weather warnings for Wales with gale-force winds and torrential rain set to begin on Saturday evening.

All the expert advice is to baton down the hatches and see the storm out.

However this is not an option for many people who already have travel plans.

Today Wales take on Ireland in Dublin and many Wales fans will be heading home on Sunday after enjoying the delights of the Irish captial.

Storm Ciara to batter UK with 80mph winds and coastal flooding

  Storm Ciara to batter UK with 80mph winds and coastal flooding Winds of up to 80mph are set to batter parts of the UK as Storm Ciara arrives this weekend, causing travel disruption and loss of power. © Other Storm Ciara will barge through the UK this weekend. Pic: Met Office The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind covering the whole country on Saturday and Sunday, with the third named storm of the season threatening to be the biggest yet.

Storm Ciara was named by the Met Office on Wednesday and is moving eastwards towards the UK and Ireland. Met Office chief meteorologist Frank Saunders said: " Storm Ciara will bring damaging winds and heavy rain across the UK this weekend and we have issued a range of severe weather

Storm Ciara is expected to hit the UK this weekend and bring winds of up to 80mph to coastal areas. The Met Office has warned of travel disruption and potential power cuts in some areas on Sunday. Forecasters said the storm would bring unsettled and disruptive weather on Saturday night and

Both Cardiff and Bristol airports have issued advice for passengers travelling during the storm.

In a statement to Bristol Live, Bristol Airport said that though weather conditions were expected to be severe, modern aircraft were euqippewd to handle it".

A spokesman for the airport said: "We are in constant contact with the Met Office and continue to monitor the situation carefully, however modern aircraft are still able to operate in the majority of adverse conditions.

"Our advice to passengers would be to check with their airline for the most up to date information on their flight and any potential delays, although at this stage we don't anticipate there being any."

Cardiff Airport echoed this advice encouraging all passengers to stay in touch with the airlines for updates and that they wre monitoring the situation.

Storm Ciara batters Britain, hitting flights, trains and soccer

  Storm Ciara batters Britain, hitting flights, trains and soccer Storm Ciara batters Britain, hitting flights, trains and soccerMore than 200 flood warnings were issued across the country by authorities, including one severe warning in Yorkshire, northern England, where water was predicted to overflow flood defences and potentially threaten lives.

The approach of Storm Ciara has not deterred 102 migrants from trying to cross the English Channel on Friday. The crossings came after 90 people were picked up on Thursday and as the UK braced for winds of up to 80mph and heavy rain when Storm Ciara hits this weekend .

Storm Ciara is set to bring strong winds and heavy rain, with Sunday's Llanelli Half Marathon already cancelled. The poor weather could also affect Welsh The counties covered by the rain warnings are Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff , Conwy, Gwynedd, Merthyr Tydfil, Neath Port Talbot

A spokeswoman for Cardiff Airport said: "We are in contact with the Met Office and monitoring the situation closely. We advise passengers due to travel to check with their airline for up to date information on their flight."

You can read the latest warning from the Met Office here.

Met Office Chief Meteorologist, Frank Saunders, said:  “Storm Ciara will bring damaging winds and heavy rain across the UK this weekend and we have issued a range of severe weather warnings giving people time to prepare for potential impacts of the storm.

“Winds will increase through Saturday across Northern Ireland, Scotland, northern England and Wales, before turning very windy across the rest of UK through the early hours of Sunday morning.

"Gusts of 50 to 60 mph are expected quite widely across inland areas, with even stronger gusts of 80mph or higher along coastal areas, especially in southeast England and northern Scotland.”

A spokesperson said: "We are in constant contact with the Met Office and continue to monitor the situation carefully, however modern aircraft are still able to operate in the majority of adverse conditions.

"Our advice to passengers would be to check with their airline for the most up to date information on their flight and any potential delays, although at this stage we don't anticipate there being any."

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