Dozens of workers removed from North Sea platform as Storm Caroline approaches

07 Декабря, 2017, 02:36 | Author: Pamela Mathis
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Met Eireann's Nuala Carey said: "Thursday will be a cold day with strong and gusty winds on western and north-western coasts".

Weather warnings have been issued as parts of the United Kingdom are braced for winds of up to 90mph, causing potential danger to life, with the arrival of Storm Caroline.

Airline customers are being offered the opportunity to adjust their travel plans without charge ahead of the predicted disruption due to Storm Caroline. As the storm moved away from the United Kingdom and towards Scandinavia on Friday it would be followed by cold air.

Met Office meteorologist Marco Petagna said: "Wednesday will see the last of the mild days, with temperatures in double figures, between 10 and 12 degrees (50F-54F)".

It is one of three weather warnings now in place around the country.

Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and for train services. "There is a good chance that power cuts may also occur". Some short-term loss of power and other services is possible.

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Snow showers are expected to become increasingly frequent on Friday after travelling across Northern Scotland late on Thursday night.

Coastal routes, seafronts and coastal communities are likely to be affected by spray or large waves.

Snow and ice warnings are in place there.

John Eagleton is a forecaster with Met Éireann.

However, their weather charts show snow is expected in Wales, the West Midlands, and Northern Ireland from around 6am.

Brian Gaze, forecaster for Weather Outlook, said: "Colder easterly air expected from as far away as Siberia means minimum temperatures as low as -16C could be seen this winter in Scotland, with -12C even in sheltered parts of southern England".

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