Friday, 22 February, 2019

Terrifying Moment Plane Struggles To Land At Heathrow During Storm Erik

The yellow weather warning for strong winds will come into place early on Saturday morning. Credit Met Office The yellow weather warning for strong winds will come into place early on Saturday morning. Credit Met Office
Ellis Copeland | 10 February, 2019, 22:28

"This weather has impacted the network, but I'm pleased to say that we were able to restore some power within minutes and our engineers have also worked in hard conditions to restore power to customers and they'll be working through the day to restore the remaining customers as quickly as possible".

'For Scotland it's generally a cold and clear start to the day.

Things should be slightly calmer in England and Wales, where sunny spells are expected.

STORM Erik is causing chaos across the country as it batters the United Kingdom with high winds.

"However, further north, another weather system is affecting parts of northern Scotland and Northern Ireland, rain and hill snow here".

"The low pressure area was deepening rapidly as it approached the north west of Ireland and north-west Scotland on Friday morning".

'They're going to have very strong winds.

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On Saturday a kitesurfer died amid strong winds in an incident on the Saunton Sands beach in north Devon.

Storm Erik has blown out this morning but it hit Donegal hard with 498 homes here without power at the moment according to ESB Networks.

In Wales a falling tree collided with a van, killing the driver.

A separate yellow warning for heavy rain is also in effect for much of the country until the same time.

The Met Office said strong westerly winds can be expected throughout the county for much of Saturday morning and afternoon.

The Met Office said wind speeds of 75mph were recorded in Powys, Wales, and 74mph in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, adding that across the rest of the country gusts between 40 and 50mph were typical.

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