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UK News Storm Dennis set to bring a month of rain in 24 hours

03:35  14 february  2020
03:35  14 february  2020 Source:   news.sky.com

Storm Dennis: Met Office issues weather warning as heavy rain and strong winds of up to 70mph set to hit Scotland

  Storm Dennis: Met Office issues weather warning as heavy rain and strong winds of up to 70mph set to hit Scotland Storm Ciara recently hit the UK, leaving an aftermath of strong winds, heavy rain, snow and ice - but Storm Dennis is now forecast to bring further unsettled conditions this weekend. © Provided by The Scotsman The weather system will develop in the North Atlantic, before tracking eastwards towards the UK and Ireland over the coming days, passing to the north of Scotland on Saturday 15 February.

Amber weather warnings issued by the Met Office over the weekend Snow warning issued for the north west of England Northern Ireland covered by a warning of rain Yellow weather warnings for rain and

STORM Dennis is set to smash into the UK this weekend - bringing more havoc with 60mph winds and rain . It comes after Brits were battered with Storm Ciara last weekend On Monday Storm Ciara unleashed a month -and-a-half's worth of rainfall in just one day, and this morning commuters are set

a man riding a wave on top of a snow covered mountain: Storm Ciara lashes Porthleven in Cornwall last weekend © PA Storm Ciara lashes Porthleven in Cornwall last weekend

Storm Dennis will bring a month of rainfall for some parts of the UK in just 24 hours this weekend, the Met Office has said.

It has issued amber warnings for rain, starting at 3pm on Saturday and running for 24 hours. There are also less serious yellow warnings for both wind and rain.

a close up of a map: Weather warnings for Saturday. Pic: Met Office © Other Weather warnings for Saturday. Pic: Met Office

The whole country apart from Northern Ireland and northern Scotland will be hit on Saturday, while every part of the UK will be affected on Sunday.

a close up of a map: Weather warnings for Sunday. Pic: Met Office © Other Weather warnings for Sunday. Pic: Met Office

It is feared that properties could be flooded or even cut off - partly because Storm Ciara has already saturated the ground.

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.

Dennis is due to bring a month ’s worth of rain in just 24 hours . While these winds have the potential to bring impacts they are not as strong as the gusts we saw last weekend with Storm Ciara, when a gust of 97mph was recorded on the Isle of Wight.

STORM Dennis is set to smash into the UK this weekend - bringing more On Monday Storm Ciara unleashed a month -and-a-half's worth of rainfall in just one day, and Yesterday householders were deluged by dirty floodwater as swollen rivers burst their banks after up to 8in of rain fell in a day, while

Dennis may bring wind speeds - especially in coastal regions - of up to 70mph.

Worst-affected areas will see more than 100mm of rain in one day, while between 40-80mm is likely in other parts of the UK.

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"Even in London and parts of the South East there could be three quarters of a month's rainfall," Tom Morgan from the Met Office told Sky News.

Storm Dennis: what do we know?

  Storm Dennis: what do we know? New storm will arrive a week on from Storm CiaraThe 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”.

Storm Dennis is making his way to the UK days after Storm Ciara took hold (Picture: Rex) Brits are braced for another miserable week of wet weather, with snow and ice set to cause travel disruption today before Storm Dennis barges through over the weekend.

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Power supplies could be damaged and public transport delayed or cancelled. Coastal areas are likely to be battered by huge waves.

Storm Dennis will sweep in on Saturday morning bringing warm and moist air, Mr Morgan said.

While it will be a "notch down from last weekend", when Storm Ciara brought winds of up to 97mph, he described Dennis as a "very potent deep area of low pressure".

a wooden bench sitting next to a body of water: Storm Ciara caused the River Tweed to bursts its banks near Peebles © Getty Storm Ciara caused the River Tweed to bursts its banks near Peebles

Given its name by the Met Office, Dennis is developing in the North Atlantic before tracking eastwards towards the UK and Ireland.

WATCH: Dramatic footage shows ferry caught in storm Dennis .
A ferry swaying heavily at sea as storm Dennis batters parts of the country has been caught on camera. © Provided by The Scotsman Stuart Bell was visiting the Isle of Arran when he filmed the ferry approaching the Calmac Ferry Terminal. The unnerving footage shows the huge boat rocking side-to-side during the extreme weather as it approaches the terminal. Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to blast the country for the remainder of this week as the storm hits.

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