Ferries were cancelled from early morning as the effects of Storm Ellen are felt on the west coast of the UK. Ellen - … 20:38 (UTC+1) on Tue 18 Aug 2020 Storm Ellen brought very strong winds and heavy rain to parts of the UK and Ireland through Wednesday night, with further wind warnings in place on Thursday … The storm is very much still heading our way and weather reports suggest it will be felt in the South West and Wales first. The strongest gust recorded on Friday was 71mph at the Needles on the Isle of Wight, while Mumbles Head in Swansea saw winds of up to 68mph. Storm Francis will hit the UK this week - but the Met Office already has a list of storm names for the rest of the year ... Jorge - February 27 2020, February 28 - March 1 2020 . What are the 2020 storm names in the UK? Inland areas are expected to be hit with gusts of 55mph winds - and 65mph for coastal and high ground areas. A separate yellow warning for very strong winds was also in place for Northern Ireland, while the Scotland Environment Protection Agency had five flood warnings in place for the country's south-western coast. 19 August 2020, 16:14. UK weather: Storm Ellen ruled out but more misery expected for the weekend. A holidaymaker has died after getting into difficulty in the sea off the Cornish coast as emergency services warn of the dangers of strong winds that are battering parts of the UK. Storm Ellen brought winds as strong as a Category 1 hurricane and heavy rains to parts of the UK and Ireland through Wednesday night, August 19, 2020, leaving nearly 200 000 properties without power. Earlier, people on camping holidays were warned trees could easily come down as parts of the UK braced for winds of more than 70mph to hit. 22 February 2020, 16:30 | Updated: 23 February 2020, 10:41. The force was called at 5.20pm to a river in Ball Lane, Llanrumney, and attended with other emergency services and the police helicopter. ... First person receives Pfizer jab in UK 1. single authoritative system should aid the communication of approaching severe weather through media partners and other government agencies The Met Office has issued weather warnings. Subscribe to our daily newsletter . They had been out for a walk along coastal paths and beaches when they became cut off by the sea and were able to raise the alarm. Today, August 22 is predicted to be the wettest day and bringing high winds across the country as Storm Ellen makes itself felt. Saturday will be another mild start to the day, according to Box, who added: “It’s still going to be breezy and blustery tomorrow, but winds will not be as strong as they have been today.”. Emerging from a "decayed tropical cyclone", it … Holidaymaker confirmed dead off Cornish coast, while a teenage girl dies in Cardiff river incident, Last modified on Sat 22 Aug 2020 00.32 BST. For other inquiries, Contact Us. Storm Ellen is expected to bring more severe wind and heavy rain to the UK this week. The Met Office named Storm Ellen this week as wet and windy weather is expected. The Met also warns the South West of England could see surface water flooding. Claims have since been made that storms Ellen and Francis will be the next to hit the county. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. View our online Press Pack. Storm Ellen warning: Storm names for 2019/20 North Atlantic storm season (Image: EXPRESS.CO.UK) For the 2019/20 season, we have already witnessed Storm Atiyah, Storm Brendan and Storm … Shocking pictures show … Waves up to 9 feet high are being predicted and, together with strong winds, could create dangerous seas and strong rip currents. The arrival of Storm Ellen in Ireland and western parts of the UK on Wednesday evening signalled conditions more akin to autumn and winter. The last two storms brought some pretty miserable weather to the UK and caused disruption to travel across Kent. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. Friday 28 February 2020, 7:46am. The extreme weather will come only days after Britain enjoyed a glorious heatwave, with the country now set the remnants of a 900-mile-wide tropical storm. This is because of Jorge was named by the Spanish Meteorological Service. The Coastguard helicopter rescued two people from a cliff face near Lynmouth in Devon on Thursday after they became trapped by rising tides. “The combination of winds, tides and swells is going to make for dangerous conditions that could put you into difficulty very quickly,” the RNLI tweeted on Friday. Here is the 2020-21 list in full. Alex Beresford. The front is moving in from the Atlantic and contains the remnants of Tropical Storm Kyle. A Met Office yellow weather warning for wind stretches from the north of Scotland down to the Cornish coast and remains in place until the early hours of Friday. “The strongest winds we have seen were really this morning, and we saw the peak of the winds in the west of the country,” he added. Storm Ellen is expected to bring more severe wind and heavy rain to the UK this week. Heavy showers could hit parts of central England with the potential for thunder on Saturday, while southern parts of the country are expected to see sunny spells. In July 2019, it was announced that storm seasons would run from 1 September 2019 to 1 September 2020. Named by Ireland's Met Office, Ellen is the UK's fifth named storm of the 2019-2020 season. The first high winds from Storm Ellen hit the Irish Coast and Cornwall, England. The mighty winds have already ravaged Ireland and Wales. Ellen, which contains remnants of Tropical Storm Kyle, is the first storm named in school summer holidays by the Met Office or Ireland's Met Eireann since … Gusts of up to 70mph could hit coastal areas as Storm Ellen moves on and leaves more wet and windy weather in its wake. This can be expected to last across the weekend. Storm. Last season, the first named Storm was Atiyah, which hit December last year, and it was one of six names used, ending with Ellen and Francis last month. Forecaster Matthew Box said the yellow wind warning issued by the Met Office was due to expire at 6pm on Friday, with no further warnings expected over the weekend. UK News | Published: Aug 20, 2020. While the Met Office is not currently forecasting another storm, next to hit the UK will be Storm Ellen and Francis, ... Those chosen for 2020 were revealed by the Met Office in September 2019. The Portuguese, Spanish and French meteorological agencies again collaborated too, joined by the Belgian meteorological agency. Mother goes Sea Fishing with her Son during UK STORM ELLEN in the hope of catching Sea Bass. A Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboat was unable to reach the pair and the Coastguard stepped in and winched them to safety. The front is moving in from the Atlantic and contains the remnants of Tropical Storm Kyle… Some 10 flood warnings were in place across parts of the UK on Friday afternoon – meaning flooding is expected – while the Environment Agency issued a further 35 flood alerts for swathes of the south-west. Winds of 45 to 50mph were forecast for inland areas, reaching up to 60mph around coasts and hills. This gives it the potential to wreck severe weather conditions as it heads across the Atlantic. Weather warnings are being sent out across Britain, with the storm set to stretch 900 miles wide. Storm Kyle formed off the East Coast of the US, but has now merged with another storm that came from Greenland. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. T he Tay Road Bridge was closed to all traffic with weather warnings still in place amid the aftermath of Storm Dennis.. The Met Office has confirmed the next storm to hit the UK will be called Ellen and it could strike this week. Why Spanish Storm Jorge and not Storm Ellen will hit the UK this weekend. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Ellen, which contains remnants of Tropical Storm Kyle, is the first storm named in school summer holidays by the Met Office or Ireland's Met Eireann since … Ellen formed over the Atlantic Ocean -- fuelled by the remnants of Hurricane "Kyle" -- and is forecast to bring disruptive and potentially damaging winds Wednesday evening, August 19 and throughout Thursday, August 20, 2020, to Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom. A Met … ITV Weather Presenter. Storm Ellen clears away from UK but forecasters warn of 70mph winds. Storm Ellen: man dies as winds of up to 60mph hits UK coast ... Fri 21 Aug 2020 19.05 EDT. Gusts of up to 75mph are forecast to batter parts of the UK this week as Storm Ellen sweeps in from the Atlantic. Winds up to 180 km/h (112 mph) were reported off the coast of southern Ireland. However, before the system touched down on UK shores, the Spanish meteorological agency named it themselves. A teenage boy, who is related to the man, is in a stable condition in hospital in Truro following the incident at Church Cove in Gunwalloe, the force added. Gusts up to 66mph were also recorded in Ireland at Finner, Met Eireann reported, while the Met Office said Ireland's "exposed southern coasts" had experienced gusts of 89mph at Roches Point. Devon and Cornwall police said a man, who was in his 50s and from the London area, was pulled from the water near Helston on Thursday afternoon but was confirmed dead shortly afterwards. It struck Ireland on the evening of Wednesday, August 19, and is currently making its way north towards Scotland. Storm Ellen: Four weather warnings as 'bomb cyclone' barrels towards UK Met Office weather warnings are in place for an ‘explosive' Atlantic cyclone which appears to … Storm Ellen UK: When and where will Storm Ellen hit and how can I track it? “At about 6.40pm a 15-year-old girl was located and despite the best efforts of emergency services she sadly passed away,” police said. Luckily for the UK, we're only getting the tail end of it storm Kyle, but even with that, Storm Ellen still see high winds and heavy rain. Sign Up . The weather bosses confirmed that the warning would come into effect at 8pm on Thursday, Augist 20 and last until 4am on the morning of the 21st for western parts of Scotland, western Wales and southwest England. HM Coastguard is urging members of the public to keep their distance from the waves, while the RNLI advised visiting lifeguarded beaches whenever possible and to avoid storm watching if swells become high. A windy day on Friday with blustery downpours at times, but also some sunshine in between ️⚠️☀️ pic.twitter.com/6JbLkzMfxj. All the names for 2020/21 have already been decided. The Met Office lists storms alphabetically but skips Q, U, X, Y and Z to comply with international storm-naming conventions and to maintain consistency for official storm naming in the North Atlantic. The storm, which includes the remnants of Tropical Storm Kyle and has been named by Ireland's Met Éireann, caused a day of heavy winds and miserable weather for Brits yesterday. Storm Ellen: Stormy sea swimmers labelled 'senseless' ... 2020. The Met Office has issued a series of yellow weather warnings to last though today, with travel disruption expected. South Wales police said the teenage girl died in east Cardiff on Friday. The Met Office said strong winds could lead to some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport and possibly some temporary power disruption. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. STORM Ellen has hit the UK battering the coast with winds of up to 66mph recorded in Wales. Storm Ellen: Warnings issued ahead of strong wind and rain ... — Barra Best (@barrabest) August 19, 2020. High winds were causing “treacherous driving conditions”, according to the AA, which advised drivers to be alert for tree branches on the roads. Advertisement. Storm Jorge. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. The fifth named storm of the 2019-2020 season is due to strike Ireland on Wednesday evening before moving north towards Scotland. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click this link: thesun.co.uk/editorial-complaints/, Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, High winds whipped up furious waves in Porthelven, Cornwall, The storm was ferocious in Louth, Ireland, UK weather forecast for Thursday 20 August - Storm Ellen to bring severe gusts and rain, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Storm Ellen has ravaged the UK with 70mph winds and 15ft waves, killing at least one person and damaging cars and homes. Storm Ellen would have been the name of Storm Jorge, which hit the UK last week. 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Storm Jorge dealt out heavy rain and winds of up to 60mph when it arrived in the region on Friday night, making it the fourth named storm of 2020 … News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. More wind and rain is expected to bring further flooding to the UK this weekend.