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Met Office warns of a ‘rare weather cycle’ as Storm Isha will hit ‘everybody’

by LLB staff reporter
21st Jan 24 12:52 pm

The Met Office has warned of a “rare” weather cycle that will hit “everybody” with winds of up to 80 mph on Sunday which will affect roads and bridges in some areas causing delays and cancellations for some transport services.

In just a few hours around four inches of rain could fall in some regions causing flooding in some places.

Met Office forecaster Ellie Glaisyer told the PA news agency: “The main thing about this storm is it is very widespread across the whole of the UK.

“Quite often we see storms affecting the north west or the southern half of the UK, whereas this one, later on Sunday and into Monday, the whole of the UK is covered by a warning, which is relatively rare.

“In that nature it’s a very widespread storm and it’s going to be affecting everybody. Heavy rain will affect everybody, those strong winds will affect everybody.

“That’s the main difference to previous storms we have seen.”

Glaisyer added, “Anybody driving on Sunday evening and through Monday should be wary of water on the roads, lots of spray, perhaps some branches and trees may have fallen over causing roads to be blocked.

“There’s some large waves as well that could cause disruption to ferry services and the strong winds could cause some delays to trains and plane travel.”

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