Storm Gareth to bring strong wind and rain warns Met Office

Storm Gareth to bring strong wind and rain warns Met Office

Storm Gareth to bring strong wind and rain warns Met Office

Storm Gareth's worst is still to come, experts warn, with the high winds reaching the United Kingdom today.

Storm Gareth is expected to bring "damaging gusts" of wind in Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

Winds could reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h, with gusts of 90 to 110km.

Winds hit 60 miles per hour for a second day across coasts as Storm Gareth continued to move across the United Kingdom on Wednesday.

The yellow weather warning was due to kick in at 9pm this evening (Tuesday) but is now been set for midday today and will be in place until 3pm tomorrow (Wednesday). The second day of the meet in 2008 was also called off due to stormy weather.


Winds of up to 130 kilometers per hour have hit parts of the west and north-west over the past 24 hours, while high seas have also led to coastal flooding in places. Very windy with gales by dawn.

TuesdayBrightening up after a cloudy start tomorrow, Tuesday, with occasional showers, some of them heavy with a risk of hail and thunder.

Gusts of up to 75mph were recorded in Scotland on Tuesday night, while winds of over 60mph were seen widely across western parts of the United Kingdom in the early hours of Wednesday. Minimum temperatures of 5 to 7 degrees Celsius. "Winds will gradually ease during the afternoon". Through the night, heavy showers will cross the area from the northwest, that may merge into longer spells of rain at times. Afternoon highs will be around 7 to 10 degrees, but up to 11 degrees near the southeast coast.

Mr Deakin added: "More rain will come piling through the west into north-west England, Wales and western Scotland early on Thursday morning".

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