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Storm Erik set to lash United Kingdom with gusts of up to 70mph

Storm Erik set to lash United Kingdom with gusts of up to 70mph

South-west to west winds will reach average speeds of 65kmh to 80kmh, with some severe or damaging gusts of 110kmh to 130kmh.

"Recent sustained strong to gale westerly winds will begin to ease, but staying blustery into the early afternoon".

"Inland gusts of 55mph are expected quite widely, with some places having gusts to 70mph, more particularly around exposed coasts and hills".

Weather charts show on Sunday there will be up to 4cm of snow in parts of Birmingham, Manchester and the Scottish Highlands.

The warning of high winds gusting at up to gale force will last for the whole of Cornwall and all but the very North East of Devon - over Exmoor - until 8pm today.

Met Office meteorologist Nicola Maxey said snow could return to higher ground tomorrow.

However, the storm looks set to continue battering the country, with weather warnings extended to cover most of the country, with heavy rain expected in Scotland.

India vs New Zealand 1st T20I at Wellington
The express New Zealand pacer has played only three T20s for his country so far but has managed to impress with seven wickets. India are likely to include Rishabh Pant and it will be interesting to see which player makes it into the team.

Services already cancelled for today include to Islay and Colonsay, and Coll and Tiree.

Mayo County Council is advising that the Belmullet to Blacksod road (R313) is closed at Bundolla due to the high tide and will reopen when the tide recedes.

"We could, therefore, see some further problems on roads".

ScotRail passengers were also affected.

Flooding disrupted the Edinburgh-Glasgow line via Airdrie, between Easterhouse and Garrowhill in Glasgow.

Fallen trees have been blocking railway lines up and down the nation, including between Fareham and Eastleigh this evening.

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