Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

Storm Eleanor on the way

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     BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES Weather models show two bands of low pressure smashing into the UK WX CHARTS BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES Weather models show two bands of low pressure smashing into the UK
Jeannette Daniel | 03 January, 2018, 01:59

The year is about to get off to a windy start, with the latest named storm, Storm Eleanor, due to blast across the United Kingdom tonight, bringing rain, snow, and winds of up to 80mph.

A wind warning is in place for Dublin, Galway, Clare, Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Limerick and Tipperary.

"There is a small chance of injuries and danger to life, as well as minor property damage, from flying debris", it said.

A yellow weather warning been issued for the North East, as parts of the country are to experience wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour overnight.

Other areas of the west and south are also expected to experience "very windy" conditions, with speeds of up to 80mph along the coast.


The firm is offering evens for the wind speed to reach as high as 100mph in mainland United Kingdom before the week is out as Storm Dylan continues to batter the country, while it is 2-1 for snow to fall in London this week.

"The details of the forecast later this week and into the weekend are extremely uncertain at this stage, so my advice is to keep up to date with the latest forecasts as confidence will increase later in the week".

Environment Agency manager, Jeremy Westgarth, said: "We are preparing for the heavy band of rain and strong winds combined with high tides along the Cumbria and Lancashire coast until Thursday".

"Wednesday daytime sees a very blustery day, with squally gusts accompanying showers in many areas".

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