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UK Weather: Met Office warns of possible stormy conditions

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A deep area of low pressure coming from the Atlantic on Tuesday will bring strong winds and rain, turning to snow in some areas of the country.

At its strongest, the storm will bring winds of up to 70mph in exposed coastal locations.

It comes as thousands of homes are still without power following Storm Arwen.

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  • Met office warns what to expect

    A yellow warning for wind is in place for most of the UK from 9 am on Tuesday with potential travel disruption in places. 

    The Met Office is warning people to expect delays to road, rail, air, and ferry transport as well as some bus and train services being affected. 

    Other warnings include:

    -Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely-Some short term loss of power and other services-Likely some coastal routes, sea fronts, and coastal communities will be affected by spray and large waves

    Southern Uplands could see 10cm of snow

    Deputy Chief Meteorologist, Brent Walker said the Southern Uplands and Highlands could see up to ten cm of snow.

    He said: “A band of rain will turn to snow across northern England and Scotland through Tuesday. Two to five cm of snow is expected to accumulate quite widely across the warning area, but locally this could reach ten cm, particularly in parts of the Southern Uplands and Highlands.

    “Strong south-easterly winds will also lead to snow drifting in places, particularly over the highest routes, adding to poor visibilities.”

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