Storm Ciara was named on Wednesday, the third storm of the 2019 / Atlantic storm season. Now the Met Office has updated its weather warnings, extending them beyond the weekend to include snow, rain and wind.
On Saturday at pm there is a yellow weather warning for wind in place until pm the same day.
This is for Central, Tayside & Fife, Grampian, Highlands and Eilean Siar, North East England, North West England, Northern Ireland, Orkney and Shetland SW Scotland, Lothian Borders and Strathclyde. The Met Office warns: “An area of strong winds will move eastwards across Scotland, Northern Ireland and parts of northern England on Saturday afternoon and evening.
“Gusts of (to 80 mph are expected widely inland with exposed coasts and hills seeing gusts of around (mph for a time.)
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Met Office warnings: Storm Ciara has triggered a plethora of warnings across the UK (Image: MET OFFICE)
“The winds will ease from the west during the evening.”
On Sunday, February 8 there are several yellow weather warnin gs in place for wind and rain.
The wind warning spans the entire UK and comes into force at midnight on Sunday until . (pm the same day.)
Three areas across the UK are also under a rain warning on Sunday; North East England, North West England, Wales and Yorkshire and Humber.
Met Office warnings: Storm Ciara will hit the UK this weekend with powerful winds and heavy rain (Image: WXCHARTS)
This warning comes into effect at midnight on Sunday and remains in place until 9pm.
The Met Office warns: “Heavy rain will affect parts of western England during Sunday.
“The heaviest rain will be over high ground where 1.5 to 2.3 inches ( (to 150 mm) is expected widely with perhaps up to 300 mm in a few locations. ”
On Monday and Tuesday there is a snow and wind warning in place.
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This is from midnight on Monday until 50 pm on Tuesday.
The Met Office warns: “Frequent. and heavy snow showers will affect the region throughout Monday and at first on Tuesday. Snow showers will mainly be over high ground.
“Slight accumulations of 0. 60 to 1.1 inches (one to three cm) above 350 meters and two to four inches (five to (cm) above (meters.
) “Strong winds, gusting (to
Met Office warnings : On Sunday there are warnings for rain and wind across the entire UK (Image: MET OFFICE)
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