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UK News Storm Dennis: what do we know?

09:50  12 february  2020
09:50  12 february  2020 Source:   theweek.co.uk

When is Storm Dennis expected to hit, and what does it mean for your parkrun?

  When is Storm Dennis expected to hit, and what does it mean for your parkrun? Here’s what the Met Office have said. As the UK recovers from the effects of Storm Ciara, which brought gusts of up to 97mph last weekend and caused disruption across the country, the Met Office have warned Storm Dennis is on the way.

What term do you want to search? The Met Office warned that there would be very little let-up, with Storm Dennis expected to blow in on Saturday Clare Nasir, a Met Office meteorologist, said severe gales and heavy rain were likely at the weekend due to Storm Dennis , the fourth named storm since

What impact will Storm Dennis have and when is it going to hit the country? Storm Dennis is due to arrive this weekend, and there's already a yellow weather warning in place for parts of England and Wales.

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Storm Dennis is expected to bring widespread heavy rain and strong winds across the UK at the weekend.

The Sun says the new storm is set to “smash into the UK”, as the country recovers from Storm Ciara’s 97mph gales and widespread flooding. The Express says it will bring “three days of misery”.

Weather authorities say the new storm is not expected to be as strong as Storm Ciara. Nevertheless, Dennis has prompted the Met Office to issue a yellow weather warning for large parts of England and Wales on Saturday, with the UK facing gales of 50mph and risks of flooding.

A statement said: “Storm Dennis is expected to bring a range of impacts, including delays and cancellations to transport services, damage to power supplies and large coastal waves.”

Wales set to get the wettest weather as Storm Dennis warning upgraded to amber

  Wales set to get the wettest weather as Storm Dennis warning upgraded to amber Alerts have been issued across the UKThe Met Office warns that the storm will bring major bouts of bad weather, with gusts of hurricane-force winds, flooding and travel disruption from Saturday to Monday.

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The Mirror says: “early indications suggest Dennis will be a 1,200 mile-wide tempest” and it will hit hardest in Wales and southwest England.

It is forecast to land on Friday or Saturday, bringing extreme winds and heavy rain. Currently, forecasts are showing wind gusts over the weekend passing 50mph quite widely. Over hills and on coastal areas, these could exceed 60mph.

Dennis is the fourth named storm to hit Britain this season and will be pulled in by a 250mph jet stream, according to the Met Office.

According to reports, there is a small chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris and a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs. There could be travel disruption and power cuts. There is also a small chance that injuries and danger to life could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties

CBBC Newsround explains that the Met Office decided to start giving storms names back in 2014, in the same way they do in America. It hopes that naming big storms will make people more aware of them and how dangerous they can be. The first windstorm to be named was Abigail on 10 November 2015.

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