Storm Hannah batters Britain with 82mph winds and heavy rain

Storm Hannah has arrived 
Storm Hannah has arrived

Storm Hannah smashed into the UK in a single day with winds of over 80mph.

After battering Eire and leaving 10,000 houses with out energy, it hit the west coast of the UK late on Friday night time.

The Met Workplace stated the best gust of 82mph was clocked at Aberdaron on the Llyn Peninsula of North Wales.

A gust of 78mph was recorded at Pembrey Sands in Carmarthenshire, whereas a 64mph gust was noticed on the Needles off the Isle of Wight.

A minimum of 10,000 households had been left with out energy and flights had been cancelled because the storm hit the west coast of Eire on Friday.

Timber fell onto overhead strains, slicing the facility in counties Kerry and Cork.

In Wales, greater than 1,700 properties had been left with out energy.

Temple Fire Station ??? @AFRSTemple 18m18 minutes ago More It has been a busy night for Blue watch. Here's our turntable ladder inspecting the roof of a property this morning. #stormhannah #bristol #afrs #bluewatch #bbcweather
A roof is inspected in Bristol for storm injury
METRO GRAB TWITTER Be careful driving past the Hockey Club. The marquee has blown across the car park towards the road on Macclesfield Road, Leek. #StormHannah
A marquee was blown throughout the highway in Leek (Image: Twitter)

Forecasters have warned that Saturday shall be very moist and windy day as Storm Hannah now travels east throughout the UK.



The Met Workplace has issued a yellow extreme climate warning for robust winds throughout Wales and southern England.

There’s additionally a yellow warning for heavy rain in Northern Eire, the place 40mm rain is predicted earlier than noon.

Temperatures are unlikely to even get into double figures and there are warnings of journey disruption on roads, ferries and the railways.

Met Office weather warning Saturday 27th April
The Met Workplace has issued yellow climate warnings for Saturday (Image: Met Workplace)

Met Workplace forecaster Marco Petagna stated: ‘We’re seeing fairly hefty bursts of rain transferring throughout Northern Eire and into Wales, with elsewhere a bit extra showery in nature.

‘There are additionally fairly energetic gusts of wind, definitely for the UK, between 70 to 80mph and the best at Aberdaron of 82mph at round midnight.

‘The winds will choose up by way of the morning throughout the remainder of southern England because the low tracks its means eastwards.

‘The most persistent rain will be across Northern Ireland and Wales, with some showery outbreaks across parts of northern England as well.’

The climate is in stark distinction to final weekend the place the Easter Financial institution Vacation noticed loads of heat, dry and sunny climate.

All 4 nations recorded excessive temperatures on Easter Monday, peaking at 25C close to Heathrow.

People enjoy the bank holiday sunshine on the beach in Broadstairs, Kent, as the UK continues to enjoy the warm Easter weather. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday April 22, 2019. See PA story WEATHER Easter. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
The beautiful climate over Easter noticed folks flock to the British seashores (Image: PA)
Alamy Live News. T5PNG1 Lancaster, Lancashire. 27th April, 2019. UK Weather. Heavy rain in the north-west M6 as storm Hannah approaches. Severe weather warnings have been issued and drivers heading home for the weekend are facing increasing difficult weather conditions, Credit: MediaWorldImages/Alamy Live News This is an Alamy Live News image and may not be part of your current Alamy deal . If you are unsure, please contact our sales team to check.
Take care travelling within the wind and rain as we speak (Image: Alamy)

This weekend, will see temperatures solely go as excessive as 9C within the south west and Glasgow.



London, Cardiff and East Anglia ought to see the mercury attain 8C whereas Belfast and the west of England shall be one diploma cooler.

The heavier rain is predicted to slowly clear within the afternoon however it’ll really feel chilly within the wind and stay blustery.

Storm Hannah will transfer away from the UK on Saturday in the direction of mainland Europe, that means there shall be extra settled climate for Sunday – and London marathon runners.



To Top