A weather tracker shows exactly when and where in the UK Storm Ciaran set to hit, bringing with it aggressive winds that could reach 90mph in some places.
It's only days since Storm Babet swept across the UK wreaking havoc and destruction with high winds and devastating flooding brought on by sudden rainfall.
And now, Storm Ciaran is due to batter Britain with 80mph gales and up to 60mm of rain when it hits later this week, according to the Met Office's tracker.
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The Met Office has already issued two weather warnings over the storm, which is an area of low pressure, for southern England. The yellow alerts mean a chance of homes and businesses being flooded, as well driving conditions being difficult and power cuts.
An amber warning is in place for rain in Northern Ireland throughout the day on Tuesday, with Storm Ciaran touching down on Wednesday in several parts of the country. The Met Office has issued yellow alerts for wind and rain across the South East and South West, South Wales and Northern Ireland, The Mirror reports.
The warnings kick in from 6pm on Wednesday (November 1) with it lasting through the day on Thursday and up until midnight. Forecasters say there is a risk of further flooding in these areas, as well as roads being cut off and a "slight chance" of possible damage to buildings from gale force winds.
Gusts are expected to reach up to 80mph, but could be as much as 90mph in exposed areas. Flying debris in areas such as coastal towns could also cause damage to buildings, the Met Office said.
Deputy Chief Meteorologist, Chris Almond, said Storm Ciaran winds were "likely to gust to 80mph along the south coast of England", and "up to 50 or 60mph further inland".
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"This deep low-pressure system will also bring heavy rain to much of the UK," he said, "but the heaviest rain is expected in southern and western areas with 20 to 25mm quite widely across the region but up to 40 to 60mm potentially over higher ground.
"Heavy and persistent rain will fall onto already saturated ground bringing a risk of further impacts such as flooding in areas that are already struggling to clean up from the heavy rainfall we have seen over the last week or so."
Storm Ciaran is likely to bring less rain than its predecessor, forecasters have said, but with stronger winds.
This means the risk of flooding is huge. The Environment Agency has already issued 72 flood warnings for the country. Kate Marks, the Environment Agency's flood duty manager, said: "We urge people to stay safe on the coast and to remember to take extreme care on coastal paths and promenades.
"Flooding of low-lying coastal roads is also possible and people must avoid driving through flood water, as just 30cm of flowing water is enough to move your car."
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