Storms will batter the South coast over the next 48 hours with 80mph winds with a powerful weather bomb due to smash into the UK this week as the Met Office ramped up warnings for gales and heavy wintry showers.
Atlantic systems could give rise to Storm Fionn this week as strong winds are expected to affect parts of the UK during Wednesday night and into Thursday.
Gusts strong enough to damage buildings with flying debris threatening “danger to life” are expected to transfer eastwards amid near nation-wide weather warnings through the UK.
Winds will pick up across the south into Tuesday before a more brutal and widespread attack tomorrow on Wednesday.
The powerful storm system will strengthen through “explosive cyclogenesis” as it crosses Britain unleashing a violent “weather bomb”
While the Met Office has not yet issued any names its experts are “keeping an eye” on the worsening situation – with ‘Storm Fionn’ expecetd to become the sixth named storm of the 2017/18 winter season.
A weather alert for strong winds is in place across the whole of England from Wednesday evening and through Thursday morning.