Storm-force winds are set to batter Britain this weekend with gusts of up to 70mph.
Met Office forecasters say an space of low strain, named Storm Atiyah by Irish climate service Met Eireann, is predicted to transfer from the west of the nation throughout to the east late on Sunday going into Monday.
A yellow extreme weather warning has been issued for the west coast of Wales and southwest of England.
The warning is from 3pm on Sunday and presently runs by way of to 9am on Monday.
Inland, winds are anticipated to attain 50-60mph and 70mph across the coast with massive coastal waves anticipated.
Western components of Northern Ireland and Scotland are are additionally forecast to be hit with gusts of up to 57mph in a single day.
Forecasters say the low-pressure is predicted to transfer to the east coast of north England and Scotland within the early hours of Monday morning with gusts up to 55mph.
Deputy chief meteorologist Tony Wardle mentioned: “The UK is in for an unsettled interval of climate with some very sturdy winds, particularly alongside the west coast.
“Gusts of 50-60mph are anticipated fairly extensively inland, with up to 70mph gusts round some coastal areas.
“As nicely as sturdy winds there will likely be massive coastal waves within the South West, so bear this in thoughts earlier than heading out in these areas.
“Monday will likely be a much-improved day with brighter and drier circumstances shifting in from the west earlier than one other interval of moist and windy climate on Tuesday.”
Atiyah is the primary named storm of the season.
It is the fifth 12 months that the Met Office and Met Eireann have run the Name our Storms marketing campaign, which goals to present warnings of the affect of extreme climate earlier than it strikes.