Storm Gareth: fishing boat off Lands End hit by 60mph winds

Storm Gareth: fishing boat off Lands End hit by 60mph winds

Storm Gareth: fishing boat off Lands End hit by 60mph winds

In addition to the strong winds, Storm Gareth will bring heavy rain for the East of England.

After a barrage of gale force winds from Storm Gareth over the last few days, the United Kingdom will continue to be hit by incredibly strong winds throughout Wednesday morning.

Transport links are at risk of being impacted throughout Wednesday, while there were fears racing at Cheltenham Festival would also be affected.

In addition to the strong winds, Storm Gareth will bring some heavy rain for parts of the United Kingdom overnight Monday into Tuesday, particularly across northern England where a yellow warning for rain is in place from midnight tonight to midday tomorrow (Tuesday).

The warnings remain in force until Wednesday.

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The wind warning is valid from Tuesday, March 12 at noon to Wednesday, March 13 at noon. Very windy with gales by dawn.

The Met Office has extended its "danger to life" weather warning as the United Kingdom braces for Storm Gareth. Afternoon highs will be around 7 degrees. Lowest temperatures 2 to 5 degrees. The wind and showers will gradually ease as the day progresses, ahead of more prolonged evening rain.

Strong northwesterly winds from last night are expected to continue this morning.

Later in the week, a windy and rainy Thursday is expected to give way to a drier and brighter Friday afternoon, followed by a cloudy Saturday with occasional rain. The strongest in the morning rush hour are probably going to be around Northern Ireland and also western coastal parts, particularly western Scotland and north-west England.

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