A HUGE crane collapsed on a building today as Britain was battered by monster mph gales and flooding .
The crane appeared to “snap in half” as it crashed at the building site in Kingston, West London at around 4. pm today.
The highest wind recorded today was mph in Capel Curig , Wales as the Met Office warned of flooding to homes and business in Scotland.
Up to mm of rain is also set to fall across parts of the Northern England in just nine hours – two thirds the monthly average – with the bad
weathercausing travel chaos.
Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson told Sun Online: “It is going to be pretty windy.
“We would advise people to take care and be aware of windy conditions.
“There will be some disruption to transport.”
The highest wind recorded today was mph in Capel Curig, Wales as the Met Office warned of flooding to homes and business in Scotland.
And the blustery conditions are expected to continue into Wednesday, with winds hitting up to mph in northern Scotland.
The south coast of England and the west coast of Wales could see winds hit as high as 45 mph.
And there is a risk of up to 5 – cm of snow in parts of northern England and Wales.