All four UK nations hit with storm warnings as 70mph winds are expected

All four UK nations have been issued with storm warnings as intense rains and winds as strong as 70mph are expected later today (November 24).

The Met Office has issued weather warnings for London, South East England, North West England, South West England, Wales, West Midlands, Northern Ireland, South West Scotland, Lothian Borders and Strathclyde.

The UK's national weather service issued the yellow warning over a brief spell of heavy rain and strong, gusty winds that could cause some transport disruption and flooding.

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Rain and wind are likely to impact the affected areas between 10am and 7pm today.

10 to 15 mm is likely to fall in a one to two-hour period, with around 20mm in a few places, while winds as strong as 60-70mph are expected along some exposed coasts, especially in Cornwall, Pembrokeshire, Gwynedd and Anglesey.

During the downpour, spray and flooding on roads will probably make journey times longer, while some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely.

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Delays are also expected for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges, while flooding of a few homes and businesses is also possible.


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