UK Storm Dorset Live up to 80mph winds - Severe Storms - Hope everyone is OK!
- uploaded: Oct 28, 2013
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Dorset Ghost Investigators (Glen) outside in the severe storms around Dorset in England at around 11pm and 's now 2am and the storms around Dorset in England are getting much stronger now, we hope everyone is safe and have been of up to 80 mph (120 kph) are predicted in the South West, moving north and eastwards are fears about falling trees, buildings being damaged, flooding and disruption to power supplies and Met Office said 20-40mm ( ins) of rain might fall within six to nine hours in the wettest said the predicted storm - named St Jude after the patron saint of depression and lost causes, whose feast day is Monday - was not one "you would see every year".A Met Office amber alert for high winds in southern Wales, southern England, much of the Midlands, the East, and London and the South East is in yellow alert warning of heavy rain that could lead to surface water flooding and disruption is in place for all areas, apart from London and the South East and eastern amber alert, advising people to "be prepared" for potentially hazardous conditions, is one level up from Environment Agency has warned of the possibility of surface water flooding on Monday but currently assesses it as a "low risk".A spokesman said teams were working to minimise river flood risk, clearing debris from streams and unblocking Weather presenter Nick Miller said the storm is in a "developing and deepening" area of low pressure in the Atlantic which developed off the east coast of the said "there are still some uncertainties" about just how strong the winds will be, but a heavy band of rain across England and Wales would result in standing water and spray during rush hour on worst of the storm will have moved into the North Sea by Monday lunchtime, he Ireland and Scotland will be spared the worst of the other developments: Forecasters said exposed coasts in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, West Sussex, East Sussex and Kent could face the strongest winds The Metropolitan Police is urging people to use its 101 number during the storm rather than 999, unless there is a "genuine" emergency The AA said stormy conditions could cause "significant travel disruption on Monday morning"The Met Office is predicting gusts in some areas could be similar in strength to storms in March 2008, January 2007, October 2000 and January speeds of 115 mph were recorded during the so-called Great Storm of October Michael Fish, who famously reassured viewers that there was not "a hurricane" on the way in 1987, predicted that the weather over the coming days would not rival the Great told the BBC News Channel: "Present thoughts are there are three storms it's comparable to - March 2008, January 2007 and October 2000."Please subscribe to our can also follow us on twitter at like our facebook page at #!/pages/Dorset-Ghost-Investigators/259833150723729Please follow us on twitter at like our facebook page at #!/pages/Dorset-Ghost-Investigators/259833150723729