Met Office weather warning as gusty winds, heavy rain, and icy weather set to BATTER the UK


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The UK is braced for gusty winds, heavy rain, and freezing cold temperatures on Monday, according to forecasters.

A yellow wind warning covers areas of south-west England and South Wales between 6am and 6pm on Monday, with gusts of 55mph to 65mph on land, and 70mph to 80mph in coastal areas.

Winds could impact travel from airports in the region, such as Cardiff Airport and Exeter Airport.

While a yellow rain warning covers much of Northern Ireland between 6am and midnight on Monday.

A third weather warning is in place in Scotland, with a yellow ice warning covering the north east of the country until 9.30am on Monday.

Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkill said that two areas of low pressure were set to bring “very wet and windy weather” to parts of the UK.

He said: “We’ve got two areas of low pressure that are coming towards the UK tonight and into tomorrow.

“First one’s towards the north west of Northern Ireland and the second one’s coming up in Ireland and south-west England.

“They’re going to bring some very wet and windy weather.”

He said that while there is uncertainty around the weather on Monday, there is a risk of strong winds in coastal parts of Cornwall, Devon and South Wales.

Mr Burkill said: “Tomorrow, it’s worth bearing in mind there’s a bit of uncertainty around this, so different models are doing slightly different things with the track of that low pressure.

“Particularly on your coastal parts of Cornwall, Devon and South Wales, there is the risk of some significantly strong winds.”

He said that the winds could impact travel from airports in the region, such as Cardiff Airport and Exeter Airport.

A yellow wind warning covers areas of south-west England and South Wales between 6am and 6pm on Monday, with gusts of 55mph to 65mph on land, and 70mph to 80mph in coastal areas.

Mr Burkill added that while no warning was in place yet, there could also be “significant” rain in western areas of W…

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