Crime Storm Dennis will be a menace for the UK

02:05  14 february  2020
02:05  14 february  2020 Source:   cnn.com

Army deployed as storm Dennis hits UK

  Army deployed as storm Dennis hits UK The British army was drafted in on Saturday as Storm Dennis descended on the country, with high winds and heavy rain threatening travel chaos and widespread flooding. British Airways and easyJet confirmed they had grounded flights, while two bodies were pulled from rough seas off the south England coast on Saturday as the storm barrelled in. One of the men is assumed to have been the subject of a search triggered when an LPG tanker reported that one of its crew was unaccounted for.© Oli SCARFF Members of the 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment erect flood barricades in Ilkley, West Yorkshire on Saturday He had been last seen several hours previously.

Storm Dennis is expected to bring delays and cancellations to transport services, damage to power supplies and large coastal waves. This devastation hits the UK just one week after Storm Ciara which lead to the deaths of three people and wrecked more than 500 homes. One BMW owner was

Storm Dennis is on its way and will pelt the UK with 75mph winds and more flooding - but when will the wild weather begin? Here's all you need to know. While Dennis is a little milder than his big sister, he is still not to be taken lightly. Meteorologists are telling the country to brace once more for a miserable

One week after Storm Ciara lashed the United Kingdom with heavy rain and extreme wind gusts, another storm is knocking at the door.

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Storm Dennis is now taking shape in the Western Atlantic and will become more menacing over the next day.

A separate but powerful low-pressure system is already in the Atlantic, which will bring damaging winds and blowing snow to Iceland Friday.

Coastal areas of Iceland could see hurricane-force winds Friday, with gusts over 124 mph (200 kph) warned the Icelandic met office.

These two systems will dance around each other Friday before Dennis moves east.

Saturday, the most substantial portion of the storm should move to the north of Ireland and the UK on Sunday. Making this powerful storm appear weaker in the UK than Ciarra was last week.

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Winds will not likely reach the 90+ mph gusts seen last weekend. But widespread gusts of 50 mph are likely across the UK Saturday and Sunday, causing another wildly windy weekend.

The winds won't be the only concern. Already saturated ground presents the risk for further flooding.

50 to 80 mm of rain is likely across a widespread areas of the country and isolated amounts of 120 to 140 mm are possible.

Storm bringing snow, flooding, tornado threat, with Arctic chill to follow .
A strong storm is moving from the Rockies to the East Coast, with flood, snow and tornado threats for the Eastern U.S. © Ryan Phillips/AP Excessive rains flood the Oktibbeha County Lake campground in Starkville, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. Already, there are dozens of flooding reports across the South in the last 48 hours from Louisiana to West Virginia, where more than a half a foot of rain fell. Some homes are completely surrounded by water in Alabama. On the cold side of this storm system, in New Mexico more than a foot of snow has already been reported, and up to 3 inches of snow is reported in western Texas.

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