Storm Jocelyn rolls in TODAY: Maps show how 80mph wind and heavy rain will hammer Britain as Met Office issues ‘danger to life’ warning a day after Isha chaos that left five dead

Storm Jocelyn rolls in TODAY: Maps show how 80mph wind and heavy rain will hammer Britain as Met Office issues ‘danger to life’ warning a day after Isha chaos that left five dead

Storm Jocelyn will thrash Britain with heavy wind and rain in the present day after Isha left 5 folks lifeless in its wake.

One other climate system will convey ‘hazard to life’ gales and downpours on Tuesday night time and into Wednesday for a lot of the northern half of the nation, The Met Workplace stated.

Amber and yellow climate warnings for wind have been issued masking a lot of the UK, along with yellow warnings for rain masking components of western and southern Scotland, and north-west England.

A yellow warning for ice has additionally been issued throughout northern and japanese components of Scotland.

Gusts of 80mph could possibly be skilled in uncovered areas, with 40-50mm of rain doable over larger floor, the forecaster stated.

Waves smashing in opposition to Newhaven harbour as Storm Isha batters the UK

Amber and yellow weather warnings for wind have been issued covering much of the UK, together with yellow warnings for rain covering parts of western and southern Scotland, and north-west England. A yellow warning for ice has also been issued across northern and eastern parts of Scotland

Amber and yellow climate warnings for wind have been issued masking a lot of the UK, along with yellow warnings for rain masking components of western and southern Scotland, and north-west England. A yellow warning for ice has additionally been issued throughout northern and japanese components of Scotland

Met Workplace chief meteorologist Steve Willington stated Storm Jocelyn, named by Met Eireann, may trigger additional disruption sizzling on the heels of Storm Isha.

He stated: ‘Though this technique shall be a step down relative to Storm Isha, with the injury and clear up nonetheless underway, we may doubtlessly see extra impacts from Storm Jocelyn. Outbreaks of heavy rain on Tuesday may convey rainfall accumulations of 15 to 20mm fairly broadly with 40 to 50mm over larger floor in southwest Scotland, the Scottish Highlands and components of northwest England.

‘Wind gusts are anticipated to achieve 55 to 65mph throughout northwestern Scotland whereas there may be potential for winds to gust to achieve 75 to 80mph in just a few locations, specifically uncovered components of the Western Isles and coastal northwest Scotland early on Wednesday morning.’

Met Workplace spokesman Stephen Dixon stated Tuesday shall be one other moist day earlier than windspeeds begin to choose up in direction of the night.

‘Tuesday shall be fairly a moist day for many individuals with a rain entrance bringing the prospect of disruption,’ he stated.

‘Greater windspeeds will begin to develop in a single day on Tuesday into Wednesday morning.

‘Windspeeds from Storm Jocelyn shall be a slight notch down from Storm Isha, however with the clear up nonetheless underway, extra disruption is probably going.’

Pedestrians walk past a car damaged by a fallen tree on the Lisburn road on January 22, 2024 in Belfast

Pedestrians stroll previous a automotive broken by a fallen tree on the Lisburn highway on January 22, 2024 in Belfast

Temperatures are anticipated to stay gentle.

Additional transport disruption is predicted on Tuesday after providers had largely recovered on Monday. ScotRail providers throughout Scotland shall be suspended from 7pm and there shall be no rush-hour providers on Wednesday, the railway operator has stated.

Martin Thomson, nationwide operations supervisor for resilience at Transport Scotland, stated: ‘Throughout the broader community, we are able to anticipate to see extra delays and cancellations with ferries, flights and rail from Tuesday into Wednesday morning.’

The Met Workplace stated the best recorded windspeed throughout Storm Isha was 99mph at Brizlee Wooden in Northumberland, with gusts of 90mph at Capel Curig in Snowdonia on Sunday.

A 26-year-old man was in a vital situation on Monday night time after his automotive hit a tree on a highway in Northumberland, police stated.

An 84-year-old man died after the automotive by which he was a entrance seat passenger crashed right into a fallen tree in Grangemouth, Falkirk, Police Scotland stated.

And a person in his 60s was killed in a crash involving two vans and a fallen tree in Limavady, Co Londonderry, on Sunday night time, the Police Service of Northern Eire stated.

Many individuals have been anticipated to spend Monday night time with none energy, The Power Networks Affiliation stated.

Some 24,000 have been with out energy in some components of Nice Britain on Monday night, primarily within the north of England and in Scotland.

In Northern Eire, 15,000 clients have been with out energy.

Plenty of folks have been rescued by firefighters from flooded roads within the Yorkshire Dales.

A Community Rail spokesman stated ‘tons of of engineers’ have been deployed with chainsaws and cherry pickers to take away particles from tracks.

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