Storm Dennis to hit West Berkshire

Storm Dennis to hit West Berkshire

Britain is bracing for a second weekend of weather disruption, as experts warn Storm Dennis could inflict more damage than Ciara when it sweeps in later.

Storm Dennis is on the way.

Further yellow warnings for wind are in place for northern parts of the United Kingdom from midday on Sunday until midday on Monday - potentially bringing travel disruption to commuters.

The storm will be preceded by a yellow - "be aware" - severe weather warning for up to 20mm of rain today across the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway, which could combine with melting snow to cause flooding.

THE Highlands are bracing for further extreme weather this weekend - with the arrival of Storm Dennis amid warnings it could become one of the deepest Atlantic lows of modern times.

The wind warning will come into force early tomorrow, at 3am, and remain in place until 8pm, while the rainfall warning will take effect at 6am and last until 9pm Saturday.

Galway City Council's Severe Weather Assessment Team has convened in anticipation of Storm Dennis which is impacting Galway this weekend and into Monday.

Storm Dennis is expect to blast the region this weekend with winds of up to 50mph.

Curtin said communities will get about eight hours warning ahead of any flooding over the weekend and urged people to sign up to the agency's flood warning system.

'Fast-flowing or deep flood water is likely, causing danger to life, ' the Met Office said.

A landslip which has shut the Kilmarnock-Carlisle railway line near Holywood, north of Dumfries, since Monday will take another month to fix, Network Rail said.

There are also several amber warnings in place for torrential rain in parts of Wales and England. "Keep away from cliffs as cliff falls are more likely in these conditions".

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