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UK News The parts of Wales set to see the most rain as Storm Dennis hits

14:25  14 february  2020
14:25  14 february  2020 Source:   walesonline.co.uk

Storm Dennis to be an 'explosive' record breaker as North Wales put on Amber alert

  Storm Dennis to be an 'explosive' record breaker as North Wales put on Amber alert Storm Dennis could become one of the deepest Atlantic low pressure systems in modern records . It is now developing in the north Atlantic and is about to undergo a period of explosive cyclogenesis - the central pressure forecast to drop 50-60mb in 24 hours to around 917mb with the current record standing at 914mb. These weather warnings come just one week after the country was battered by Storm Ciara with severe floods affecting large parts of North Wales.

Storm Dennis is making his way to the UK days after Storm Ciara took hold (Picture: Rex) Brits are Forecasters say 10cm of snow could fall in higher parts , while Northern Ireland could also be He is set to bring a second consecutive weekend of wet and windy weather after Ciara battered the UK with

Dangerous flooding is likely in parts of Wales at the weekend as Storm Dennis is set to bring further disruption. A week after Storm Ciara saw parts of the country hit by 93mph (150km/h) winds, two new weather warnings are in place for Saturday. An amber weather warning for rain covering parts of

Wales is bracing itself for heavy rain and flooding across the country as Storm Denis sweeps in.

Some parts of the country could see up to six inches of rain over the weekend as yellow and amber weather warnings are in force.

The storm is expected to bring widespread, heavy and persistent rain across much of the country on Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16.

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Yellow and amber weather warnings are in place as the system develops in the North Atlantic before tracking eastward toward the UK.

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.

Met Office warns Storm Dennis set to hit North Wales within days. Dangerous flooding is likely in parts of Wales at the weekend as Storm Dennis is set to bring further disruption. An amber weather warning for rain covering parts of . UK weather live: Storm Dennis forecast and Met | The

Storm Dennis "is likely to bring very heavy rain , flooding and disruption to travel", the Met Office says. Amber weather warnings for rain are in place in parts of northern and South West England, and Wales for 24 hours from 15:00 GMT on Saturday. Wider yellow warnings are in place throughout most of the

Welsh weather forecaster Derek Brockway tweeted: "Storm Dennis rainfall a concern this weekend. Extremely wet on higher ground. 120 to 140mm in the south (4 to 6"). Flooding likely given the ground is saturated."

The heavy rain comes after Storm Ciara battered the country last weekend bringing widespread disruption.

These weather forecasts show the "total accumulated precipitation" areas in Wales will see over the weekend. The numbers refer to millimetres of rain.

Rain is expected to be heavier in localised areas.

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Natural Resources Wales said river and surface water flooding is "possible widely" across Wales from later on Saturday through to Sunday.

Chances of flooding are higher in upland areas of south Wales.

They said there is a "medium risk" of flooding over Saturday and Sunday, returning to "low risk" on Monday.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain covering all of Wales, and an amber warning covering a large part of the country.

Forecasters have warned that homes and businesses could be flooded, and delays or cancellations to public transport are possible.

Spray and flooding could cause difficult driving conditions and some communities could be cut off by floods.

Storm Dennis: UK weather forecast and latest Met Office warnings, and when the next named storm after Ciara could hit .
UK weather forecast and latest Met Office warnings for Storm Dennis.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.

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