Arctic blast to grip Britain for a week

2018-01-05 11:27:07


UK, (Daily Mail), 4 January 2018 -Britain is braced for further disruption after Storm Eleanor battered the country with gusts of up to 100 mph, plunging tens of thousands of homes into darkness and causing motoring mayhem.  

A fresh warning of high wings has been issued for the majority of England and Wales today and the Met Office said some delays to land, air and sea transport are likely. ‘The strongest winds will affect southwest England and Wales during the morning, moving east to reach eastern parts of England later in the afternoon,’ the Met Office said.  

‘Gusts of 50-60 mph are likely fairly widely with some gusts reaching 65-75 mph along exposed coasts and over high ground in the west.’   The Met Office said it will be -10C (14F) in Scotland, gradually warming to -3C (27F) in the south of England on Saturday night.   

Met Office forecaster said: ‘From Friday high pressure will build close to the UK  

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