Britain is battered by storms again, with weather warnings issued for wind and rain throughout the UK. Stay up to date with Met Office apps.
As Britain suffers yet another day of high winds and torrential rain, numerous weather warnings have been issued across the country. Amber warnings for severe gale force winds and rain have been issued for Northern Ireland and Scotland, along with warnings of heavy rain for Scotland, and wind for South and West Wales, and parts of Southern England. There are also 44 flood warnings in place across the country.
3,500 homes have been left without power in Cumbria and Lancashire with a further 1,000 in Northern Ireland suffering the same fate. Not only are the poor conditions expected to continue, but there is also a threat of wintry showers, including snow, although these will tend to congregate over higher ground. Continue reading