From TODAY: Britain braced for Hurricane Ian’s tail

From TODAY: Britain braced for Hurricane Ian’s tail

As the effects of Hurricane Ian are felt across the pond, a gale of 94 mph has already been reported in Scotland this morning. As a result, a significant portion of the United Kingdom will be subjected to rain and winds of up to 70 mph today.

Hurricane Ian, which has wreaked havoc in Florida in the US, is pushing warm tropical air northwards, strengthening the Atlantic jet stream and driving an area of low pressure on the UK

This meteorological event, which has wreaked havoc in Florida, is pushing warm tropical air northward, strengthening the Atlantic jet stream, and bringing a low-pressure region into the United Kingdom.

In northern Scotland, where a yellow weather warning is in effect until at least 3 p.m., the heaviest precipitation and the strongest winds are forecast.

However, many will endure a wet and windy day on Friday, according to the Met Office, which also warns that the winds may create hazardous driving conditions.

The heaviest rain and strongest winds are expected across northern Scotland where a warning has been issued, however many will experience a wet and windy day on Friday, reports the Met Office

As storms sweep across Scotland, a wind gust of 94 mph was recorded this morning on the 14,084-foot-high summit of Cairn Gorm in the Scottish Highlands.

Meteorologist-in-chief Paul Gundersen stated, “Strong winds and heavy rain will move southeastward during the day.”

“Northern Scotland will likely see the greatest winds, with gusts of 65 to 70 mph along the coast and maybe 75 mph around the Northern Isles.

‘In addition to severe winds, a band of heavy rain will affect many parts of the country, with totals reaching up to 40 mm in a couple of locations in western Scotland.

 

Foggy and wet conditions were pictured in Oxfordshire early on Friday morning

 

Hurricane Ian, which has wrecked havoc in Florida, is propelling warm tropical air northward, strengthening the Atlantic jet stream, and bringing a low-pressure system toward the United Kingdom.

According to the Met Office, Friday will be a rainy and windy day for many, with the heaviest rain and highest gusts anticipated in northern Scotland, where a warning has been issued.

Early on Friday morning, pictures were taken in Oxfordshire of foggy and damp circumstances.

As rain extends southeast on Friday afternoon and evening, winds will diminish slightly; however, individuals who plan to travel should anticipate hazardous driving conditions.As the rain spreads southeast on Friday afternoon and evening the winds will ease a little, however those travelling should expect some difficult driving conditions.

On Friday morning near Dunsden, Oxfordshire, a vehicle flashes its high-beam headlights as it moves through fog.

A man rides his bicycle along a mist-covered country lane in Dunsden, Oxfordshire, early on Friday morning.

On Friday morning in Dunsden, Oxfordshire, dog walkers wear boots and beanie hats to keep warm as they traverse the chilly and foggy weather.

With possible hurricane-force winds in these places as well, we anticipate travel disruptions.Londoners woke up to cold foggy weather this morning on their commute to work. The fog is due to clear later with rain forecast

As rain extends southeast on Friday afternoon and evening, winds will diminish slightly; however, individuals who plan to travel should anticipate hazardous driving conditions.

Mr. Gundersen continued, “In regions beyond the warning area, the effects of the weather will be limited; but, later in the day, parts of southeast England could suffer winds of up to 50 miles per hour, which could disrupt ferry services in the English Channel.”

Rod Dennis, spokesman for the RAC, stated, ‘After a lengthy stretch of generally pleasant weather, motorists must ensure they are not caught off guard when this weather system arrives.

Heavy rain and high gusts are an unpleasant combination on the roads, so we advise drivers to reduce their speed and increase the distance between their car and the one in front of them.

There will be a few showers in the west during the night, while westerly winds will range from light to gusty and be locally severe.

Saturday will be a largely sunny day with sunny interludes and a few clouds.

It is possible that showers could emerge, but they will be more prevalent in the north and west. There will be rain showers in the south-west, accompanied by moderate to brisk westerly winds that will be locally severe.

Sunday will be generally dry with a risk of showers in the northwestern United States, and Monday will have similar conditions.

 

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