A Weather Warning Has Been Issued For Dublin Tomorrow

Andrew Cummings
October 20, 2017

Power cuts are also possible.

"Those wind speeds can cause impacts to transport and power supplies, and the potential for unsafe waves also brings risks to coastal routes and communities, as well as the potential for flooding of homes".

Forecasters have confirmed that a number of counties around the country are set to experience heavy, thundery rain both today and tomorrow.

Yellow weather warnings are in place for the whole of Saturday in what are believed to be the worst affected areas, including the East of England, London and South East England, Wales and West Midlands.

It is the second named storm to hit the United Kingdom this winter, after Storm Aileen.

"At the moment, we don't expect the same level of impacts for the United Kingdom", he said.

A yellow wind warning has been issued and gusts of wind are expected to be in excess of 50 miles per hour.

Adding to this, Met Eireann has also issued a status yellow wind warning - as an Atlantic depression is expected to track eastwards over parts of the country on Saturday. In coastal areas, the Met Office estimates gusts of around 70 miles an hour.

Met Éireann has also called the weather system "Storm Brian" for the first time having earlier been reluctant to do so.

"These are expected to coincide with high tides, leading to locally unsafe conditions in coastal parts".

Scotland should escape the storm but will have scattered showers throughout the weekend.

Met Eireann officially named the second "home-grown" storm of the season following on from Aileen last month.

The term weather bomb is used by USA forecasters to describe a rapid fall in the central pressure of a storm system.

The storm also whipped up Saharan dust which caused the sky to darken and turn yellow across southern parts of the United Kingdom on Monday, while the sun appeared deep red.

A trail of destruction is left as storm Ophelia battles it's way through Britain.

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