Published: Fri, November 30, 2018
World News | By Sandy Lane

'Danger to life' as extreme weather warning issued for Leeds

'Danger to life' as extreme weather warning issued for Leeds

There is already rain and blustery winds over Ireland and SW Britain, this is from a low pressure ahead of Storm Diana.

It is the second warning to have been issued by the Met Office in the past two days due to "Storm Diana".

Weather warnings of wind stayed in place across the country as Storm Diana brought strong gusts and heavy rain, causing transport delays and power outages.

Stormy conditions are expected to persist through Wednesday. Credit getreading
Stormy conditions are expected to persist through Wednesday. Credit getreading

All tourists travelling in Iceland need to heed these warnings says the met office who also urges people to follow road conditions carefully.

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office between 9am and 9pm Wednesday (November, 28, 2018) and 3am and 3pm on Thursday (November, 29, 2018).

The strong wind also brought down the Christmas tree in Banbridge town centre.

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A yellow warning for wind covers the whole of England save for the south-east and East Anglia until 2pm and even inland gusts will reach speeds of 50mph.

London will be drenched in heavy rain as will Pembroke, but Southampton is expected to be merely cloudy with temperatures at around 53.6F (12C).

"Check the travel news before you set off and take particular care where roads dip, for example under railway bridges, which are more likely to flood".

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"Inland gusts of 50 miles per hour are likely with gusts of 60-65 miles per hour in exposed locations around Wales and western England".

Winds will be strongest along exposed coasts, where a few higher gusts are possible. This spreads NE through Ireland and the United Kingdom during Wednesday morning rush hour and further rain hits Northern Ireland and Scotland in the afternoon.

"Through Friday evening there's still plenty of heavy showers around and then through the night wet weather sweeps in through most of England and Wales and much of Northern Ireland".

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