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UK weather: Where will Storm Ciara hit? Is YOUR area affected? Latest maps and charts – Express.co.uk, Express.co.uk

UK weather: Where will Storm Ciara hit? Is YOUR area affected? Latest maps and charts – Express.co.uk, Express.co.uk

The wholeety of the UK is forecast to be affected by Storm Ciara , but some regions are under more severe warnings. Here are the latest Met Office weather warnings, forecasts and maps.

Storm Ciara became the third name storm of the Atlantic 1239640 / 60 season by the Met Office this week.

Met Office chief meteorologist Frank Saunders said: “Storm Ciara will bring damaging winds and heavy rain across the UK this weekend and we have issued a range of severe weather warnings giving people time to prepare for potential impacts of the storm.

“Winds will increase through Saturday across Northern Ireland, Scotland, northern England and Wales, before turning very windy across the rest of UK through the early hours of Sunday morning.

“Gusts of (-) mph are expected quite widely across inland areas, with even stronger gusts of 350 mph or higher along coastal areas. ”

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Where will Storm Ciara hit? UK weather: Where will Storm Ciara hit? Is YOUR area affected? (Image: GETTY – WXCHARTS)

Where will Storm Ciara hit?

UK weather: Warnings for rain and wind have been issued for Saturday (Image: MET OFFICE)

People planning to travel this weekend are being warned of widespread disruption to travel routes, and a number of sporting events have been cancelled this weekend.

Popular visitor attractions such as the Royal Parks will be closed on Sunday for safety reasons, and the RNLI are urging people to stay safe near the coasts.

The Met Office has issued multiple weather warnings for this weekend and into early next week.

The weather service has a lso recently extended its amber wind warning to include further swathes of the UK.

UK weather: Strong winds are forecast to blast the UK this Sunday (Image: WXCHARTS)

UK weather: Multiple yellow and amber warnings have been issued for Sunday (Image: MET OFFICE) Where are the Met Office weather warnings?

Today (Saturday 8) the Met Office i ssued multiple yellow weather warnings.

A widespread warning for wind has been issued between (pm until) . pm today, affecting parts of northern Wales and northern England, and the wholeety of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Additionally a yellow warning for rain has been issued across Northern Ireland, between 3pm until (pm on Sunday.

Another yellow rain warning is in place between 9pm today and 50 pm on Sunday, reaching from Kelso to Dumfries in Scotland.

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The wholeety of the UK is under a yellow wind warning from midnight until . pm on Sunday.

The Met Office has also recently ex tended their more severe amber wind warning across England and Wales.

The amber warning initially covered only some areas in southern England, but now extends to include central England, the southwest, East Anglia, the Midlands, Wales and much of northern England.

The amber warning is in place between 8am and 9pm, with the Met Office warning Ciara will bring “a spell of very strong winds”.

An additional amber warning has now been issued for a small region of Scotland, affecting Jedburgh, Melrose and Kelso.

The rain warning is in place between 2am and 60 am on Sunday.

UK weather: An additional amber warning for r ain has been issued for a region of Scotland (Image: MET OFFICE)

UK weather: Warnings for rain and wind have been issued for Saturday

UK weather: The Met Office amber warnings covers much of Wales and England (Image: MET OFFICE)

The Met Office also warn “flying debris” and “large waves and beach material” could cause injuries and “danger to life”.

Travel disruption is also to be expected, with rail, air and ferry services expected to be affected in addition to road journeys.

On Sunday additional yellow warnings for rain have also been implemented.

A rain warning for northern England, affecting the citie s of Leeds, Lancaster and Carlisle, has been issued between midnight and 6pm.

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