Tui apologises to passengers after plane skidded on Leeds Bradford Airport runway for the duration of Storm Babet
Shuttle company Tui has apologised to passengers whose flights catch been disrupted after one of its passenger planes slid off the runway upon landing at Leeds Bradford Airport for the duration of Storm Babet.
A Tui UK&I spokesperson: ‘We would prefer to apologise to all those impacted by the closure of Leeds Bradford Airport on Friday Twentieth October following an incident that took space almost immediately after landing on TOM3551 from Corfu.
‘The safety of our possibilities and crew is our quantity 1 precedence and we are in a position to train there catch been no reported accidents, with all passengers disembarking the plane by skill of the steps.
‘All bags catch now been some distance flung from the aeroplane and our groups are on hand to give a enhance to possibilities with their onward stride, and we are in a position to continue to offer any give a enhance to as required.
‘Tui possibilities due to leave on their vacation recently will now be taken to Manchester Airport, where an plane is in a position to take them on vacation as deliberate. Prospects due to perambulate back and forth the next day will be contacted straight, with flights aloof deliberate to take space.
‘Tui Airways is now fully assisting the AAIB with their investigation.’
Over 50 members lower off by flooding in Suffolk village scrutinize shelter in native leisure centre
Dozens of members lower off by flooding in the village of Debenham, Suffolk are sheltering in the native leisure centre, employees stated.
Ness Rodgers, events coordinator at Debenham Leisure Centre, stated: ‘We catch about 50 members here but we’re making an attempt forward to extra.
‘Nobody can bag in or out of the village. Tractors are deciding on members up who are caught on the edge of the village.
‘There are a pair of members here whose properties are flooded to allow them to no longer bag in.
‘We catch acquired a lot of rupture mats which now we catch laid out. We’re looking for to create members as comfortable and as collected as that you will also imagine.
‘We catch one lady who’s hysterical as a result of she intellectual wishes to head dwelling.’
Homes in Lincolnshire avenue devastated by floodwater
Residents on a metropolis avenue catch been bailing water out of their properties for hours on conclude as Storm Babet wreaked havoc.
A row of properties on Brant Avenue in Lincoln catch been devastated by flooding triggered by heavy rainfall which poured down for the duration of the day.
Folks across the county catch confronted predominant disruption as a result of storm which closed down agencies, faculties and even forced some to evacuate their very indulge in properties. Brant Avenue resident Ken Bowen, a plasterer, has lived on the avenue for 38 years and says it be the worst that it has flooded since 2003.
Calling on native authorities to communicate higher, he stated: “Within the twenty first Century, what infrastructure is in space to attend all these residents? It’s no longer intellectual ample. The fireside brigade catch been all of the type down to attend us who very kindly pumped out thousands of litres if water.
Wide flooding in parts of Nottinghamshire
Wide flooding modified into reported this afternoon in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, with autos practically fully submerged underwater.
Nottinghamshire County Council told followers on X that there catch been flood warnings across the county for the duration of recently and the next day as Storm Babet continues to batter the UK.
Denmark and Germany additionally battles floods as Storm Babet hits northern Europe
Gale-force winds and floods catch struck a number of nations in northern Europe with heavy rainfall recently as Storm Babet wreaks havoc across the region.
The winds are anticipated to hit hardest in the eastern section of Denmark’s Jutland peninsula and the Danish islands in the Baltic Sea.
But the northern section of the British Isles, southern Sweden and Norway, and northern Germany are additionally in the path of the storm.
Photography beneath expose extreme flooding in Flensburg in northern Germany, shut to the Danish border.
RSPCA issues flooding recommendation as Storm Babet batters UK
The RSPCA is urging animal homeowners to regulate to pressing recommendation to take care of pets, livestock and wildlife safe for the duration of Storm Babet.
RSPCA water rescue groups are monitoring the Derbyshire dwelling where residents catch been warned to organize for floods and additionally Greater Manchester.
RSPCA inspectorate commissioner Dermot Murphy stated: ‘It’s in point of fact important we attend our animal chums bag by blueprint of this spell of atrocious weather, which is leading to in sort flooding. We catch a lot of in fact helpful recommendation and strategies readily available for members to create certain their pets and native wildlife are saved safe.
‘In areas plagued by flooding homeowners must be taking a gape to bring small animals inner and cross them upstairs, whereas livestock must be taken as much as higher ground with ample emergency affords for their wishes. If householders create prefer to leave animals at the attend of when they evacuate properties then they ought to aloof take care of them inner an upstairs room with a lot of meals and water.
‘Wild animals can additionally battle in stormy weather but members can attend them too. For instance, they can also leave some extra meals out for hungry birds above ground stage and even perhaps present shelter for ground-nesting birds.’
Aberdeenshire Council warns of ‘in point of fact huge threat of flooding’
Aberdeenshire Council warned of ‘in point of fact huge threat of flooding’ on the River Don.
A spokesperson stated: ‘Latest modelling from Sepa is indicating that there’s now a in point of fact huge threat of flooding on the River Don at Inverurie, Kemnay and Kintore the next day (Sat) between 10am and 2pm.
‘This has the aptitude to affect properties in low-mendacity areas and we’d speed residents and agencies to bag prepared and take immediate steps to guard their very indulge in property from flooding.’
Rotherham’s soccer match with Ipswich known as off and Scottish matches postponed
Rotherham’s Championship sport with Ipswich on Friday has been postponed due to Storm Babet.
The dwelling has been hit with torrential rain over the final 24 hours and the River Don, which runs at the attend of the AESSEAL New York Stadium has burst its banks.
That has left areas across the stadium flooded and after discussions with the Security Advisory Neighborhood and the English Soccer League, the sport has been known as off.
There modified into no explain with the pitch at the stadium, with the sport due to catch been shown on Sky Sports.
A membership statement be taught: “Rotherham United’s Sky Bet Championship fixture in opposition to Ipswich Town has been postponed on the grounds of supporter security following discussions with representatives from the Security Advisory Neighborhood and the EFL which took space almost immediately after 4:30pm on Friday.
‘After the River Don [which courses around the stadium] burst its banks, pressing discussions between representatives from the Security Advisory Neighborhood/Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and membership security personnel and the EFL – catch been held with the conclusion deeming the weather prerequisites and their subsequent create on the surrounding dwelling a threat to supporters.’
Two cinch Premiership matches are amongst six Scottish league video games which catch been postponed amid extreme weather warnings.
Aberdeen’s dwelling match in opposition to Dundee and Motherwell’s time out to face St Johnstone catch fallen gross of the storm.
Floods space off web site visitors delays over an hour-lengthy in Grantham
Flooding has triggered 70 minute delays on the A1 shut to Grantham, National Highways has stated.
In a post on X, formerly identified as Twitter, the company stated: ‘Attributable to huge flooding in the dwelling, the A1 has reduced ability every strategies between the A46 and B6326 shut to Grantham. Traffic Officers, Nottinghamshire Police and contractors are working to certain the water and bag the lanes enchanting; there are delays of 70 minutes on the approach.’
Earlier recently, London North Eastern Railway launched pictures displaying flooding on the monitor between Grantham and Newark
Major incident declared in Derbyshire due to Storm Babet
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service stated a major incident had been declared in the county as a result of affect of Storm Babet.
In a post on social media attach X, formerly Twitter, the service additionally instructed members no longer perambulate back and forth unless mandatory except extra hit upon this weekend.
The post added: ‘Salvage no longer ignore avenue closed indicators.’
A statement posted on the service’s web attach added: ‘Most roads in Derbyshire are plagued by flooding and many are closed.
‘We are calling on our communities to regulate to the recommendation beneath to take care of safe: Salvage no longer perambulate back and forth unless mandatory from now except extra information is immediately available later in the weekend. Proceed to watch for weather and flooding updates. Glimpse out for weak neighbours, especially if they’ve care products and services who can also no longer have the selection to reach them.
‘Never drive or hunch into floodwater, even supposing it looks shallow – it can also endanger your existence.’
Pictures shows Dundee streets flooded by Storm Babet
Eight members and a dog rescued from flood shut to Solihull
West Midlands Fire Service rescued eight members and a dog after autos become stranded in floodwater in the village of Balsall Fashioned, shut to Solihull.
The brigade stated in a statement: ‘Please steer certain of the dwelling round Balsall Avenue, Balsall Fashioned.
‘Several members whose autos acquired caught in the water there catch been dropped at security on rafts by our firefighters
‘We catch been known as at round 2.40pm. Crews spoke back from Canley and Sheldon fireside stations, and our Technical Rescue Unit. Five men, two girls folks, a youngster and a dog catch been ferried from five autos and a van. No-one modified into hurt.’
Man in his 60s dies in Shropshire floods
West Mercia Police stated a particular person in his 60s died after getting caught in rapid-flowing flood water from a brook that breached a avenue in Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, this morning.
The force stated members of the final public reported a particular person went beneath the water almost immediately before 10.40am.
Officers from West Mercia Police and Shropshire Fire and Rescue rapidly attended but he modified into discovered dreary at 12.35pm.
Formal identification has but to take space but the family catch been informed and are being supported by officers.
Three horses rescued from flooded topic
Three horses needed to be rescued from a flooded topic in Aberdeenshire after being stranded overnight.
Leah Adams’ three horses: Weirdo, Attraction and Calypso; are saved in a topic in Marykirk, and she modified into unable to rescue them final night as Storm Babet hit the UK.
Regardless of fences being destroyed and bushes being brought down by the storm, her members catch been in a position to reach the horses and bag them to security the employ of a truck.
Ms Adams, 35, stated: ‘Ultimate night modified into scary, I went to look at them at 8.20pm and by the level I left them at 9pm the avenue modified into impassable. The horses intellectual needed to take a gape at take care of safe and warm.
‘My topic is flooded, fences broken, electrical fencing ruined, and outmoded bushes felled. I modified into unable to bag to them this morning as every avenue out of Montrose to Marykirk modified into closed. My mum and dad catch a truck and managed to bag to them by blueprint of the floods.’
Ms Adams, an office manager, from Montrose, Angus, added: ‘I’m intellectual blissful they ought to no longer injured. After a storm in January 2022, I discovered unhappy Weirdo with the aspect of her chest sliced wide open from flying debris. With extra red warning alerts I anguish for extra wretchedness and rising prices.’
Breaking: Third Storm Babet death confirmed
A man has died after getting caught in rapid-flowing flood water in the town of Cleobury Mortimer in Shropshire on Friday, West Mercia Police catch intellectual stated.
Four members rescued from automobile roof
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has rescued four members trapped on the roof of a automobile in Trowell:
No accidents on Tui plane at Leeds Bradford
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service stated there catch been no reported accidents on the Tui plane which came off the runway at Leeds Bradford Airport, and no fireside.
A spokesperson stated: ‘Command unit has now been stood down, and remaining crews are now assisting in evacuating all persons from the plane to the terminal.’
Fallen tree impacts trains on West Flee
We’re now seeing the first photos of a tree that has blown over at Nethercleugh, shut to Lockerbie on the West Flee Mainline.
The tree pulled down overhead cables, with employees now working to eradicate the tree and repair the cables.
ScotRail disruption prolonged except Sunday
Put collectively operator ScotRail has warned disruption to products and services can also final except Sunday as a result of affect of Storm Babet.
Routes that are at indicate closed will no longer re-open unless it is deemed safe to create so. The routes affected are between:
- Aberdeen and Elgin.
- Edinburgh and Aberdeen by skill of Fife.
- Perth and Aberdeen by skill of Dundee.
- Dunblane and Perth.
- Perth and Aviemore.
- Tain and Wick / Thurso.
- All Fife Circle products and services.
ScotRail stated it is taking longer than anticipated for engineers to search for routes for wretchedness as a result of affect of the weather. Prospects catch been warned they ought to aloof simplest perambulate back and forth if predominant on routes affected.
Services and products between Glasgow Queen Avenue and Aberdeen/Inverness, and between Edinburgh Waverley and Aberdeen/Inverness are additionally topic to disruption.
Other routes across the community are aloof being impacted by precautionary velocity restrictions, that skill products and services can be topic to prolong or cancellation.
Breaking: Now Hull Trains says ‘create no longer perambulate back and forth’
Hull Trains is the latest put collectively operator to inform a ‘create no longer perambulate back and forth’ status recently amid heavy rain and solid winds inflicting mayhem on the UK rail community.
It follows varied operators corresponding to Transport for Wales, LNER and Great Western Railway (on certain routes) which catch additionally issued same warnings.
750 emergency fireside calls for the rationale that day long gone by
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) confirmed they’ve attended practically 70 weather related incidents across Scotland collectively with rescues from properties and floodwaters as Storm Babet continues to space off an unprecedented stage of flooding across parts of north-east Scotland.
SFRS stated they’d acquired round 750 emergency calls across Scotland and attended 300 incidents for the rationale that day long gone by. They catch got urged members of the final public to steer clear of flood waters and to regulate to evacuation recommendation.
David Lockhart, assistant chief officer at the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service stated: ‘We are going by blueprint of unprecedented flooding in many areas, and we ought to stress to the final public that flood waters ought to aloof constantly be refrained from. Defend young members and pets some distance flung from the water and create no longer perambulate back and forth in or across the affected areas wherever that you will also imagine.’
Ground in woodland MOVES in high winds
A dog walker has filmed the incredible moment that the ground in woodland moved at Mugdock in Stirlingshire recently amid high winds from Storm Babet:
Virtually 500 flood alerts or warnings in space
There are now on the subject of 500 flood warnings or alerts in space across England, Wales and Scotland as follows:
- 5 extreme warnings
- 16 warnings
- 11 alerts
Mercurial-flowing River Sheaf next to Sheffield avenue
This video shows the rapid-flowing River Sheaf next to Diminutive London Avenue in Sheffield, as parts of South Yorkshire battle with major flooding this afternoon:
Storm Babet is heading east to Scandinavia
Scandinavian nations catch been braced for Storm Babet’s arrival recently because the arrangement heads east, with the strongest winds anticipated overnight into the next day.
The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) and Denmark’s meteorological company DMI catch issued warnings over heavy rains, elevated water ranges and gale-force winds with gusts reaching storm force.
Copenhagen Airport in Denmark stated on social media that 77 flights to and from the hub had been cancelled.
Several ferry operators additionally suspended products and services between Denmark and Germany, as well to routes between Sweden and Germany and Sweden and Poland.
Fallen tree disrupts Tyne and Wear Metro
The Tyne and Wear Metro is reporting a service suspension between Monkseaton and St James in every instructions – due to a tree falling onto a Metro in the Byker dwelling and wretchedness to Whitley Bay station roof.
Only mandatory perambulate back and forth in Suffolk, says fireside chief
Talking in regards to the major incident in Suffolk, the county’s chief fireside officer Jon Lacey stated: ‘The continuous heavy rainfall across Suffolk is inflicting extreme flooding in a number of locations but is additionally making riding prerequisites extra bad for all and sundry.
‘We are therefore asking members to perambulate back and forth simplest where it is in actuality mandatory – for instance collecting a youngster from college, getting access to clinical treatment or returning dwelling from work. Reducing non-mandatory perambulate back and forth skill extra members take care of safe and tension on the emergency products and services is reduced.
‘Even supposing the Suffolk Resilience Forum will continue to create all it can to attend offer protection to our county, all and sundry wishes to take precautions to make certain they create no longer build aside themselves at threat.
‘We are responding whilst monitoring the situation closely and whereas the rain is forecast to ease over the weekend, we ought to all take action to make certain lives are safe.’
Breaking: Major incident declared in Suffolk
Suffolk has declared a major incident as Storm Badet causes major flooding, the native authority stated.
In an update on its web attach, Suffolk County Council urged residents now to no longer perambulate back and forth unless ‘fully predominant’.
Falling bushes inflicting extra ScotRail issues
Network Rail Scotland has posted photos of falling bushes inflicting havoc on the ScotRail community recently – collectively with at Whitecraigs and Bishopton:
Floodwater cascades down Derbyshire avenue
This video posted by the Derbyshire Dales District Council shows unparalleled flooding in Baslow recently:
Major flooding hits Endcliffe Park, Sheffield
These videos expose the unparalleled flooding at Endcliffe Park in Sheffield recently, with locals describing the scenes as ‘very scary’:
Breaking: Avanti West Flee lines blocked
Avanti West Flee has intellectual launched that a security inspection of the overhead wires shut to Lockerbie skill all lines are now blocked.
The operator stated that ‘delays are anticipated to products and services to/from Scotland and cancellations can also additionally be in space’.
After a plane skidded off the runway at Leeds Bradford Airport, now we have acquired a statement from the airport.
A spokesperson stated: ‘We can train TUI flight TOM3551 strolling again from Corfu at LBA this afternoon has moved off the runway whilst landing.
‘We are working with the airline, relevant operations groups and emergency authorities to handle this situation and take away passengers from the plane safely.’
Malcolm Fell wrote on Facebook posted photos from his window on Facebook, captioned: ‘Oops overshot runway at Leeds Bradford airport, slowed down on the grass – fascinating landing greeted by fireside engines and airport authorities.
The 737-800 plane has a total ability of 189 passengers and is mostly previous skool by Tui for short and mid haul flights.
A Tui spokesman stated: ‘We are mindful of an incident at Leeds Bradford Airport this afternoon, in which upon landing flight TOM3551 somewhat veered off whereas turning into the taxiway.
‘There are no reported accidents, and our ground crew are on hand to give a enhance to passengers as they disembark.’
Passengers stranded as plane leaves runway
We’re getting extra important features by blueprint of now in regards to the plane that skidded off the runway at Leeds Bradford Airport whereas landing for the duration of Storm Babet.
The Tui flight from Corfu came to a standstill on boggy grassland leaving greater than 100 passengers stranded. Emergency products and services, collectively with three ambulances, raced out to the Boeing 737-800 which landed in solid winds at 1.53pm.
All flights in and out of the airport catch been rapidly halted with some arrivals diverted to varied airports collectively with Manchester. A intellectual emergency response is now in attendance collectively with extra than one ambulances and specialist fireside sources.
Breaking: Six Scottish soccer matches off
The Scottish Professional Soccer League has confirmed the next postponements this weekend due to Storm Babet:
- Aberdeen v Dundee
- St Johnstone v Motherwell
- Elgin City v Forfar Athletic
- Stenhousemuir v Peterhead
Automobile is pushed 100ft down rapid-flowing river
West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) has urged members now to no longer drive by blueprint of flood water after a automobile modified into pushed 100ft (30m) down a rapid-flowing river in Northfield, Birmingham.
The driving force, a particular person believed to be in his early 40s, had attempted to cross by blueprint of a ford in The Mill Inch at round 8.30am recently, WMFS stated.
His automobile modified into rapid pushed downstream, before getting caught, forcing the actual person to climb to security on the roof of his automobile, before the employ of a tree department to create his formulation to the embankment.
From there, he modified into resulted in security by fireside crews an hour after the preliminary 999 calls.
WMFS stated he had a ‘fortunate speed’, adding: ‘We repeat: Salvage no longer drive into flood water. It locations you, and our firefighters who acknowledge, in very staunch threat.’
Red warning follows ‘intense analysis’
Dan Harris, deputy chief meteorologist at the Met Office, has given some background on the resolution-making at the attend of issuing a red warning:
Avenue in Aberdeenshire destroyed by flooding
The A937 avenue from Marykirk to Montrose has been lower off and destroyed by the rising River North Esk in Aberdeenshire:
Chesterfield retail park is underwater
Any other incredible portray shows major flooding at a retail park in Chesterfield:
Flooding outside Mansfield soccer stadium
This unparalleled video shows torrents of floodwater rushing down the avenue outside the One Call Stadium of Mansfield Town Soccer Club in Nottinghamshire:
Rail super-up continues after major flooding
At Hooton in Cheshire, Network Rail engineers are working to reopen the road which has suffered major flooding recently:
Network Rail monitoring extreme weather
Network Rail has intellectual issued a video update on the situation on Scotland’s railways from its responsibility weather operators manager in Glasgow:
Fallen tree damages wires on Milngavie line
A fallen tree has broken overhead wires on the Milngavie line in Scotland, with engineers now working to certain the route:
Breaking: LNER suspends ALL trains
LNER has confirmed that due to heavy rain flooding on the railway across the total route, no products and services will leave terminus stations except 4pm recently at the earliest:
Tui plane comes off runway at Leeds Bradford
We can now bring you some early photos shared on social media of a Tui Airways Boeing 737-8K5 which has reach off the runway at Leeds Bradford Airport:
Breaking: Tui Airways flight skids off runway
A Tui Airways flight from Corfu has overrun the runway at Leeds Bradford Airport this afternoon.
More to regulate to
Parkrun events cancelled across Britain
The next Parkrun events the next day catch been cancelled as a result of weather:
- Chopwell Wood
- Clumber Park
- Crathes Castle
- Faskally Forest
- Forfar Loch
- Great Cornard
- Hamsterley Forest
- Hazlehead, Aberdeen
- Lochend Woods
- New Earswick
- Snowden Discipline
- St Andrews
- Ury Riverside
- West Links
- Whitekirk Hill
Met Office confirms 7in of rain has fallen
The Met Office says the highest quantity of rainfall recorded for the rationale that delivery of yesterday has been 171mm (6.8in) at Waterside Perth in Scotland.
This is aloof successfully off the portray, after some 238mm of rain modified into measured at Sloy Predominant Adit in Argyll & Bute between 9am on January 17, 1974 and 9am the next day. This is the highest total on portray in Scotland for what the Met Office calls a ‘rainfall day’: the 24 hours from 9am to 9am.
Cordoned-off dwelling in Brechin is widened
Emergency products and services catch started widening the cordoned-off dwelling beside the flooded parts of Brechin as extra rescue autos near on the scene and the wind and rain from Storm Babet intensified.
A water rescue unit with one boat has been space up at the lower conclude of Bridge Avenue where it meets River Avenue and one other boat can be seen being dragged by crews by blueprint of the floodwater alongside River Avenue to the identical space.
75 members now in relaxation centres in Angus
Jacqui Semple, head of threat, resilience and security for Angus Council, stated greater than 75 members catch been in relaxation centres across the region after being forced to leave their flooded properties.
She stated greater than 50 catch been in the relaxation centre in Brechin, with 17 in the one in Montrose and 9 in the one in Forfar.
‘Folks are devastated. This is dreadful,’ she stated. ‘It could be dreadful. Your personal dwelling flooded, your belongings, the affect emotionally and physically and the entirety that goes with that.
‘They’ve acquired all of those those that catch been affected arriving at our relaxation centres in this kind of state – moist, cool, upset and intellectual so unbelievably upset.
‘I will no longer underestimate the fact that that is no longer intellectual in regards to the process of evacuating and rescuing. We’re doing that the try and establish members’s lives and in most cases the laborious fact is that property turns correct into a secondary component but all of us like our private possessions and issues that are treasured to us and now we catch got to constantly never ever forget the human component in this.’
Sunderland University closes campus
Sunderland University has closed its St Peter’s campus as a result of weather.
A spokesperson stated: ‘There’ll be no bag entry to to the campus recently or over the weekend. The University’s metropolis campus stays open as usual.’
Only a helicopter can bag entry to Angus village
Folks catch been rescued from flood water at 60 properties in and round Brechin as hundreds of properties in the Angus Council dwelling flooded, a senior official stated.
Jacqui Semple, the council’s lead for threat, resilience and security, stated those rescued had refused previous evacuation efforts. She stated the village of Edzell has been fully lower off and not utilizing a emergency bag entry to excluding by skill of helicopter.
Ms Semple stated the council is working with the native flood community to perform give a enhance to and a relaxation centre has been space up there.
She stated properties catch been evacuated in Monifieth, on the outskirts of Dundee as well to at Marykirk on the border with Aberdeenshire.
Breaking: Evacuation of properties in Monifieth
Angus Council has confirmed some properties in Monifieth, shut to Dundee, will be evacuated.
Councillor Lloyd Melville stated that he can also no longer train numbers affected but urged residents to leave if they’re requested to.
Mr Melville stated: ‘This would possibly perhaps occasionally be laborious for some members to leave their properties but they fully prefer to create so if requested.’
He additionally thanked council employees: ‘They catch got been fully knocking their pan in (to take care of members safe). They’re the those that need the thanks. They’re actually saving members’s lives.’
Met Office reveals extra important features on red alert
The Met Office has issued this press open, confirming the ‘exceptionally moist and unsettled weather will continue by blueprint of the arriving days’:
Storm Babet UK rail perambulate back and forth update
Heavy rain and solid winds from Storm Babet are inflicting major transport disruption for railway passengers recently. No trains are at indicate running between:
- Aberdeen and Elgin
- Edinburgh and Aberdeen by skill of Fife
- Perth and Aberdeen by skill of Dundee
- Dunblane and Perth
- Perth and Aviemore
- Tain and Wick/Thurso
- Glasgow Queen Avenue and Aberdeen/Inverness
- Edinburgh Waverley and Aberdeen/Inverness
- Derby and Sheffield or Nottingham
- Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley
- Shrewsbury and Hereford/Wolverhampton
- Hereford and Birmingham New Avenue
- Chester and Crewe
- Wrexham Central and Bidston
- All lines by blueprint of Swindon
Where are the Met Office weather warnings?
The Met Office has issued these new abstract maps displaying where the weather warnings for heavy rain and solid winds are in space every recently and the next day:
‘Sophisticated 24 hours’ for Aberdeenshire in storm
Aberdeenshire has had a ‘difficult 24 hours’, the council’s chief executive has stated.
Talking to BBC Scotland’s Lunchtime Reside, Jim Savage stated members in the region’s communities ‘know handle atrocious weather’.
Mr Savage stated there catch been round 20 avenue closures and ‘a pair of thousand’ members with out vitality. Police catch been in the worst-affected areas knocking on doors and ensuring residents catch been prepared in case of flooding.
Mr Savage stated: ‘Fortunately, no longer like some colleagues a shrimp extra south, now we catch got no longer had the extent of the flooding abilities but to date. But in the identical formulation we create catch considerations taking a gape at the weather forecast.’
Mr Savage stated there had been a ‘small quantity’ of members in the five relaxation centres space up and many others had managed to source accommodation with family or chums.
He urged residents to ‘take designate’ of the warning to take care of at dwelling, adding: ‘This in point of fact is a time when it be to in point of fact take care of safe and take care of at dwelling and gape after your self, most importantly, but if we all know extra about particular risks we are going to be ensuring members are mindful.’
‘Very sophisticated days for Scottish communities’
Pascal Lardet, Sepa flood responsibility manager, stated: ‘These are very sophisticated days for communities in Scotland who are experiencing flooding, in some cases for the second time in a month.
‘There is extra rain to reach attend, and Sepa employees are working across the clock to perform a ought to catch information to companions and the final public.
‘We started issuing regional flood alerts on Tuesday to perform early consciousness and attend members put collectively, and these are being updated as required.
‘We continue to video display river ranges and explain localised flood warnings as required.
‘On the alternative hand, it is serious to stress that no longer all areas that can be affected catch flood warning schemes, so please create take a flood alert for your condo as come hit upon that you would possibly perhaps even be affected.’
Storm Babet will continue into the next day
Storm Babet is determined to continue into the next day with in sort affect on transport and infrastructure anticipated, the Scottish Environmental Protection Company (Sepa) has stated.
Sepa has issued 12 regional flood alerts, 16 localised flood warnings and five extreme flood warnings across Scotland.
The company stated there stays a threat to existence, with a intellectual section of central and north-east Scotland making an attempt forward to extra extreme weather for the duration of recently and into the next day.
South Aberdeenshire, Dundee and Angus and the eastern parts of Tayside catch had very high rainfall.
Sepa stated the ‘highest explain’ areas are the North Esk and South Esk river.
A extreme flood warning in the North Esk region is round Marykirk, with one other flood warning for Logie Mill and Craigo. The three extreme warnings in the South Esk region are in Brechin, Kinnard/Bridge of Dun, and Finavon and Tannadice.
Sepa additionally warned there’s an rising threat across the eastern borders of Scotland and in East Lothian.
Leaking roof at Wigan railway station
It’s no longer intellectual flooding that is impacting Britain’s railways recently – there’s additionally a leaking roof at Wigan North Western. The station stays open at the moment:
UK weather forecast for this weekend
The Met Office has intellectual launched maps displaying the forecast for this weekend – with Sunday taking a gape just like the higher day of the two:
Flooding damages properties in Dundee
Flooding from Storm Babet has resulted in properties being broken in Dundee, with roads closed across the metropolis.
The council has opened a relaxation centre for those plagued by the intense weather.
Dundee City Council stated: ‘Storm Babet is bringing incredibly difficult prerequisites, particularly in the north and west of the metropolis. This involves roads disruption, flood wretchedness to properties and fallen bushes.’
It persisted: ‘Flood gates at Broughty Ferry and Riverside catch been closed as a result of heavy rain and high winds. Sepa has issued a flood alert for Dundee and Angus.
‘Residents in flood-inclined areas are instructed to inventory up on their very indulge in flood prevention collectively with sandbags or door flood stops from DIY shops and builders’ merchants.’
27,000 properties in Scotland lose vitality in storm
Greater than 27,000 properties in Scotland misplaced vitality due to Storm Babet, based mostly mostly on Scottish and Southern Electrical energy Networks (SSEN).
The vitality provider stated as of 11.30am recently it had restored products and services to practically 24,000 properties and is working to reconnect 4,000 varied properties which catch been lower off.
Aberdeenshire, Angus and Perthshire are the major areas plagued by vitality cuts.
Andy Smith, SSEN distribution operations director stated: “Storm Babet’s extreme effects continue to be felt, but our groups are making intellectual growth.
‘Via our automatic switching programs and the work of our groups on the ground, now we catch got reconnected the majority of our possibilities who misplaced their affords, and that effort continues recently. We catch 10 situations our usual operational ability to answer issues as they occur.’
Flooding leaves station ‘taking a gape like a canal’
Dramatic pictures has shown how extreme flooding has left one railway station ‘taking a gape like a canal’ after being battered by Storm Babet.
Network Rail shared the video displaying water gushing alongside the tracks and reaching practically as high because the platform at Wood Discontinuance station in Warwickshire.
It comes after extreme weather prerequisites triggered put collectively disruptions across the dwelling, closing a number of routes across the Midlands and North.
Posting on X, Network Rail wrote recently: ‘This dramatic video shows predominant flooding at Wood Discontinuance station in Warwickshire. Our groups are continuing to answer flooding incidents across the community.’
One particular person commented: ‘It looks extra like a canal than a put collectively station. Crazy scenes.’ Any other added: ‘Wow. Incredible that the rail monitor, customarily elevated a shrimp, become the default water route for the rain.. no longer varied streams, storm drains and many others.’
The video forms section of this compilation build aside collectively by MailOnline recently:
Flooding affect on rail lines intensifies
National Rail Enquiries stated flooding has blocked all lines running by blueprint of Swindon.
There is additionally major disruption in the Midlands and northern England.
No trains are running between Derby and Sheffield or Nottingham.
Other routes blocked consist of between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley; between Shrewsbury and Hereford/Wolverhampton; between Hereford and Birmingham New Avenue.
There are additionally no products and services between Chester and Crewe; between Wrexham Central and Bidston; and between Chester and Hooton.
Flooding shuts sections of A46 and A52
National Highways stated the A46 in Leicestershire is closed in every instructions between the A606 (shut to Widmerpool) and A6006 (shut to Sixhills) due to flooding.
Floodwater has additionally forced the closure of the A52 in Derbyshire eastbound from the B6003 (shut to Bardhills) to the A6007 (shut to Bramcote).
What is a red ‘threat to existence’ warning?
What is a red ‘threat to existence’ warning and what does it mean? Click on MailOnline’s explainer beneath for the entirety it be important to clutch in regards to the rare weather alert:
Trusty date Storm Babet will conclude
The Met Office weather warnings for Storm Bebet are due to speed except the conclude of the next day. So the official conclude time of the storm is 11.59pm on Saturday, October 21.
Having a gape extra ahead, Met Office educated meteorologist Chris Almond stated: ‘Sunday feels like a quieter day for many, regardless that there’ll aloof be some showers round. On the alternative hand, in lighter winds and with temperatures round practical, it can also in point of fact feel comparatively enjoyable for a short whereas.
‘On the alternative hand, on Monday, extra heavy rain and showers gape like spreading in from the west and southwest, and that units the scene for the arriving week, with all areas seeing extra spells of rain at situations, albeit with short drier interludes.’
Roads in Suffolk transform impassable
A incapacity rights campaigner has filmed the treacherous prerequisites on roads in Suffolk on her formulation to a pharmacy in Needham Market for her Covid booster:
Met Office says Storm Babet is ‘distinctive’
The Met Office has intellectual issued a statement from its chief meteorologist Andy Page, who has described Storm Babet as an ‘distinctive tournament’.
He stated: ‘This is no longer usual autumn weather. This is an distinctive tournament, and we’re at risk of continue to glance predominant impacts with the aptitude for extra flooding and wretchedness to properties. There are a lot of National Severe Weather Warnings in space for every rain and wind over the arriving days.
‘These days parts of eastern Scotland can also look an extra 20 to 30mm of rain, but the east-going by blueprint of high ground from southeast Scotland to the Cheviots, south to the Height District can also look as much as 80 to 120 mm of rain in the neighborhood. Stable easterly winds can also exacerbate the impacts of the heavy rain.
‘We catch issued a second red warning covering parts of Angus and Aberdeenshire for Saturday with 70 to 100mm rain that you will also imagine. This has the aptitude to space off extra impacts in this already laborious-hit dwelling.’
Met Office releases afternoon forecast design
The Met Office has intellectual launched a new weather design, displaying how it is a ‘very moist and windy afternoon’ with ‘heavy and continual rain and easterly gales’:
Lady caught with seven cats amid flooding
Brechin resident Rosemary Brown has joked that she will be able to be able to simplest swim to bag out of her dwelling in the Angus town, which has been hit by flooding.
Watch the video on MailOnline here:
Now faculties initiate to shut in Wales
Colleges in Mid and North Wales are additionally now having to shut due to flooding.
BBC Wales reported that at least 27 faculties catch closed to date recently, most of which can be in Flintshire.
Shuttle updates on Storm Babet avenue closures
Several sections of major Scottish roads are closed due to flooding. Traffic Scotland stated these consist of:
- The A92 closed at Parbroath Crossroads, Fife.
- The A90 closed to northbound web site visitors at Struan Roundabout, Dundee.
- The A90 closed to southbound web site visitors at Stonehaven Junction, Aberdeenshire.
- The A90 closed between Myrekirk and Swallow Roundabouts, Dundee.
- The A85 closed at Huntingtower, shut to Perth.
Drivers are instructed to take care when crossing a number of bridges, collectively with the:
- A898 Erskine Bridge, West Dunbartonshire
- M90 Queensferry Crossing between Edinburgh and Fife
- A87 Skye Bridge
High ripped off lighthouse at South Shields
We’re hearing extra important features now in regards to the lighthouse at the mouth of the River Tyne which has been broken in Storm Babet.
The Port of Tyne authority has stated that with the continuing bad sea prerequisites, it is no longer safe to assess the wretchedness to the construction at South Shields.
No web site visitors modified into going in and out of the river with 6m (20ft) of sea swell, it stated.
The public catch been urged to take care of some distance flung from the dwelling, particularly the piers, by the port authority, as a result of unsafe weather prerequisites.
New red warning will ‘intensify’ disruption
Scotland’s First Minister Humza Yousaf warned the extra red warning issued by the Met Office would ‘intensify’ the disruption triggered by torrential rain from Storm Babet.
Mr Yousaf posted on X referring to the ‘extra red weather warning issued by @metoffice for Saturday’.
He told members this could ‘intensify the disruption already being experienced’.
Mr Yousaf stated the Scottish Authorities would continue to liaise with native organisations and the emergency products and services. ‘Folks’s security is our quantity 1 precedence,’ he stressed out.
Tree blocks Newcastle-Carlisle railway line
Northern Trains has now printed that a tree is obstructing the road between Newcastle and Carlisle, which is in a position to prolong or assassinate products and services:
Brechin flooding breaks water stage monitors
The flooding is now so intense at Brechin in Angus that it has broken the Scottish Atmosphere Protection Company’s water stage monitors:
Dan Walker posts video of flooded roads
TV presenter Dan Walker is amongst those plagued by the flooding recently. He has intellectual posted a video of a major avenue by blueprint of Chesterfield in Derbyshire as he attempts to bag to the 5 News studio by automobile:
Major flooding impacts East Midlands Railway
East Midlands Railway has warned passengers that products and services can no longer speed on a quantity of routes this afternoon as flooding impacts the community ‘vastly’. They also’re ‘struggling to source buses due to avenue flooding’:
College pupils despatched dwelling in Ipswich amid flood
While most faculty closures recently are restricted to Angus and Aberdeenshire, now we catch intellectual heard that pupils at Westbourne Academy in Ipswich catch been despatched dwelling due to flooding that has forced employees to shut the constructing.
More flooding on the formulation for Ireland
Ireland’s meteorological company has issued new weather warnings for intense rain, days after parts of the country catch been severely flooded for the duration of Storm Babet.
has issued a status orange rain warning for counties Dublin and Wicklow, cautioning of the threat of extra floods and bad riding prerequisites for the duration of spells of heavy rain except 8am the next day.
There is a chance of snarl in the east of the country as a separate yellow rain warning is additionally in create for those counties, as well to Meath and Louth, except 9pm tonight.
Video and photos relate Wellington flooding
This video and portray shows why rail products and services can no longer speed by blueprint of Wellington station in Shropshire, which has additionally been hit by major flooding recently:
Met Office warns of one other four inches of rain
The Met Office has issued one other red weather warning in Scotland for the total of the next day, saying extra heavy rainfall can also lead to extra flooding and disruption.
The forecaster stated: ‘Extended and very heavy rain is anticipated to perform across parts of Angus and Aberdeenshire dwelling for the duration of Saturday, in areas already plagued by extreme flooding.
‘Accumulations of 70mm (2.8in) to 100mm (4in) are anticipated over a period of 18 to 24 hours, the highest accumulations over the hills.
‘Much less rainfall is anticipated round coastal areas, but impacts from the upper rainfall extra west will lengthen in direction of the fade.’
Met Office releases new amber warning design
The Met Office has additionally now issued a design which shows the new amber rain warning in space for Scotland, which is in a position to additionally speed the next day for 24 hours:
‘Issues are simplest going to head from atrocious to worse’
Lead BBC weather forecaster Simon King has warned that ‘issues are simplest going to head from atrocious to worse in eastern Scotland’ after a new red warning modified into issued:
Met Office reveals new red warning dwelling
The Met Office has issued a design displaying the new red rain warning in space for parts of eastern Scotland, which is in a position to speed for 24 hours for the duration of the next day:
Lady evacuated moments after enchanting in
A lady has told how she modified into evacuated from her dwelling as a result of threat of flooding from Storm Babet, intellectual over an hour after she had moved in.
Terri Masson, 33, had simplest moved into her new dwelling in Meikle Mill in Brechin yesterday when she modified into told by the council she would prefer to leave at 4.30pm.
While her dwelling has no longer been hit by the flooding, it is one of hundreds which can be in the evacuation zone. The mom-of-five requested chums from Montrose to reach attend and web her from the town.
‘I moved in yesterday and modified into in no longer even two hours and acquired told to evacuate,’ she stated. ‘I hadn’t even unpacked my stuff, nothing. I had intellectual began to unpack and they came to the door and they catch been like ‘it be important to head’. We left about 5.15pm.
‘I knew Brechin can also flood when the weather is atrocious, but I’ve never been in the middle of one thing like this. It modified into scary for the formative years – we acquired out as rapid as we are in a position to also.’
Rail lines closed across Wales due to flooding
Transport for Wales has confirmed the rail route closures due to ‘huge flooding’:
Photography relate M4 carnage after major rupture
We’re now seeing the first photos of chaos on the M4 after it modified into closed in every instructions between Bath and Chippenham due to a serious rupture.
The rupture took space almost immediately after 9am and fervent extra than one autos and a lorry between junctions 17 and 18. It’s no longer but certain whether it is weather-related.
A Wiltshire Police spokesperson says: ‘Attributable to the nature of the collision and the autos fervent, this closure is at risk of remain in space for a whereas. Drivers ought to aloof steer certain of the dwelling if that you will also imagine.’
‘Biblical rain’ now falling across England
Folks across England are describing the rainfall as ‘Biblical’ this morning:
Breaking: New amber warning for the next day
Moreover to the new red warning, the Met Office has additionally issued a new amber warning for rain affecting the Grampian; Highlands & Eilean Siar; and Central, Tayside & Fife regions. This would possibly perhaps occasionally also additionally speed for the total of the next day.
Breaking: New red warning for the next day
The Met Office has intellectual issued a new 24-hour red warning for the Grampian and Central, Tayside & Fife regions of Scotland the next day.
Major flooding on railway in Worcestershire
Severe flooding on the railway at Bromsgrove in Worcestershire is impacting trains between Birmingham and Hereford recently:
South Shields lighthouse loses its dome
Improbable photos expose the moment expansive 40ft-high waves destroyed a historic lighthouse as Storm Babet batters Britain’s shoreline.
South Shields lighthouse modified into recently lacking its distinctive red and white dome which modified into torn off by the ferocious sea.
Photographer Vicki Sinclair photographed the lighthouse – at the conclude of the River Tyne – before and after the waves smashed into the 128-year-outmoded landmark.
She stated: ‘I’d take photos of the waves crashing over it on Thursday when it aloof had the dome intact. I came down this morning to glance what the waves catch been like again and I realized the dome modified into lacking.
‘The waves ought to catch been so solid it modified into intellectual ripped off. The Port of Tyne authority has been fervent with me to employ the photographs to assess the wretchedness. It’s wild available.’
Onlookers expressed their shock at the force of Storm Babet.
One stated: ‘I dwell no longer some distance from the lighthouse and intellectual walked out to get hang of some cigarettes but I would possibly perhaps even barely hunch with out getting shoved attend by the wind. I’ve never identified a storm prefer it. It is a staunch shame the lighthouse has been broken. It’s one of basically the most recognisable landmarks on the Tyne.’
Rescue efforts in Brechin continue recently
Participants of the coastguard are now rescuing residents in Brechin from floodwaters surrounding properties in the Angus town:
‘Depleted’ sandbag affords in Aberdeenshire
Aberdeenshire Council’s affords of sandbags catch been ‘depleted’ and would possibly perhaps no longer be replenished, the native authority confirmed.
A spokesperson for the council urged residents now to no longer attend any avenue depots for sandbags as crews are centered on offering ‘inform give a enhance to’ in communities.
The native authority additionally confirmed relaxation centres would continue to take care of open in Inverurie, Kemnay and Kintore.
They urged residents now to no longer perambulate back and forth unless it modified into ‘fully mandatory’.
Storm Babet is changing Durham’s shoreline
Storm Babet has already triggered adjustments to Durham’s industrial shoreline, consultants catch stated.
Researchers from Newcastle University are bracing the parts to portray how the surging seas catch eroded the landscape. They catch got already recorded waves washing away fragile and toxic coal slay deposits that sit intellectual above the high-water brand, with even heavier seas anticipated.
At the tip of the coal industry in the North East, approximately 2.5 million tonnes of slay catch been deposited on Durham’s beaches yearly. Locations like Blast Seaside, shut to Seaham, which featured as a backdrop in the film Alien 3, catch seen predominant fracture erosion since industrial tipping ceased.
Now, the employ of drones to survey the beaches and design out the adjustments, a compare crew is working to measure the adjustments alongside the shoreline, particularly based mostly mostly on Storm Babet. They catch got already discovered round one metre of erosion at Blast Seaside as a result of the first high tide this morning.
Trees blow onto rail community in Scotland
ScotRail confirms four separate issues recently triggered by bushes being blown over in high winds:
Police train second Storm Babet victim
Police Scotland catch intellectual issued a statement in regards to the actual individual that has died after a falling tree hit his van.
A spokesperson stated: ‘Round 5.05pm on Thursday, October 19, 2023, police acquired a portray of a one-automobile rupture in which a tree struck a van on the B9127 at Whigstreet shut to Forfar.
‘Emergency products and services attended, alternatively, the 56-year-outmoded driver modified into pronounced dreary at the scene. Subsequent of members of the family catch been informed and a portray will be despatched to the Procurator Fiscal. The avenue stays closed.’
Breaking: Storm Babet claims second victim
A man has died after a falling tree struck his van shut to Forfar in Angus.
More to regulate to.
Breaking: GWR issues ‘create no longer perambulate back and forth’ warning
Great Western Railway has additionally now issued a ‘create no longer perambulate back and forth’ warning on the London Paddington to South Wales and Paddington to Cheltenham Spa routes:
Incredible timelapse video shows river rising
Take a gape at this unparalleled timelapse video taken over the final 18 hours of the North Esk river rising at Gannochy Bridge in Edzell – an dwelling beneath the red alert:
Water in Brechin ‘sitting at windowsill-height’
Angus councillor Gavin Nicol stated the flooding in Brechin is much worse than previous situations.
He stated: ‘The water is sitting at windowsill-height at indicate – with floods in the previous now we catch intellectual been ankle-deep in water, if that.’
He stated since round 6am rescue groups, collectively with the police, coastguard and fireside service, catch been serving to members from their flooded properties by boat.
They also’re rescuing upstairs residents who are caught and not utilizing a vitality and in some cases no working bathrooms.
He added: ‘There is one or two autos floating about. These properties would possibly perhaps no longer be liveable in the shut to future. It’s no longer intellectual water – there’s sewage as successfully.’
Rescue crews ‘facing over 100 calls’
Angus Council stated parts of the county catch been now simplest accessible by boat after flooding from Storm Babet.
‘Over 350 properties across Angus catch been contacted yesterday and instructed to evacuate,’ a spokesman stated. ‘Brechin, and increasingly varied parts of Angus, are now simplest accessible by skill of boat. Rescue crews are now facing over 100 calls from areas which catch been requested to evacuate yesterday night.
‘Emergency relaxation centres in Brechin, Montrose and Forfar are open to all those in need in Angus, pets are welcome too. We search information from that anybody attending a relaxation centre brings with them the total affords they need, alongside with slumbering bags and medication to final them over the weekend.’
The council additionally appealed for warm clothing, adding: ‘If anybody lives shut to the Brechin Community Campus that is in a position to bag to the relaxation centre with out inserting themselves at threat, we’re taking a gape for donations of all sorts of warm clothing for adults.
‘We now catch in excess of 40 adults who catch arrived at the relaxation centre with simplest the soaked attire they’ve arrived in.’
Angus Council appeals for clothing donations
Angus Council has appealed for donations of warm clothing after greater than 40 members arrived at its relaxation centres in soaked attire, because the county deals with flooding from Storm Babet.
The council stated the South Esk river is 4.4 metres higher than usual, inflicting ‘unprecedented’ flooding in Brechin.
There catch been greater than 100 calls for attend after an dwelling covering hundreds of properties modified into instructed yesterday to evacuate, with prerequisites anticipated to deteriorate into the weekend.
Breaking: Transport for Wales: ‘Salvage no longer perambulate back and forth’
Transport for Wales has intellectual issued a ‘create no longer perambulate back and forth’ alert for passengers:
Major flooding on Derbyshire rail line
Flooding is additionally having a major affect on rail products and services in Derbyshire – with this Network Rail post on X displaying the scenes at Clay Injurious recently:
Put collectively station in Warwickshire turns into river
Network Rail has launched what it describes as a ‘dramatic video’ displaying flooding at Wood Discontinuance station in Warwickshire, which looks to catch turned correct into a river:
Storm Babet emergency mobile telephone quantity
Aberdeenshire Council has an emergency mobile telephone line in space for those plagued by Storm Babet. The amount is 03456 081210.
Flood-hit locals acquired’t be dwelling for Christmas
Some members plagued by the floods in Brechin, Angus, can also no longer be attend of their properties by Christmas, one native councillor has warned as he stated waters in the Scottish town are aloof rising.
Gavin Nicol stated the town’s flood limitations are 3.8m high but the Scottish Atmosphere Protection Company (Sepa) has warned the water can also reach 5m.
He stated: ‘With the quantity of rain we’re getting it can even supersede that. It’s intellectual a danger. The water is no longer going down, it is aloof rising.’
Mr Nicol, Conservative representative for the Brechin and Edzell Ward on Angus Council, stated high tide at round 5pm recently can also pose a particular explain.
He stated: ‘My ideas exit to those affected. With this time of year, it be coming as much as Christmas, and some members acquired’t even bag attend of their properties by then.’
Rescue crews can no longer reach Brechin residents
Councillor and Brechin resident Chris Beattie stated some members in the Angus town remain stranded as a result of rescue crews can no longer reach them as a result of flooding.
He stated: ‘The bottom of the town is beneath about five or six ft of water. Folks are being rescued and taken to the Brechin rescue centre.
‘Some members are stranded – they can also catch a number of ft of water to nefarious to bag to the door and at the moment it is no longer safe to create that.
‘Some members are turning up at the rescue centre in soaking moist attire so we’re asking for donations of issues like toiletries and blankets.’
The SNP representative for the Brechin and Edzell ward on Angus Council stated donations are simplest being sought from locals who can safely reach Brechin Community Campus, and he urged members in the dwelling to take care of safe.
Breaking: Network Rail extends rail closures
Network Rail has intellectual launched that some put collectively routes plagued by ‘distinctive rainfall and winds’ for the duration of Storm Babet ‘can also no longer reopen except Sunday morning’:
Helicopter joins search for man trapped in automobile
The hunt for a particular individual that curiously become trapped in his automobile south of Marykirk in Aberdeenshire is ongoing this morning, with a helicopter now all for efforts.
Coastguard crews catch been known as at about 3.15am, and catch been aloof making an attempt the river as of 9.30am as air crews monitor the total shoreline between St Cyrus and Montrose.
A coastguard spokeswoman stated: ‘We are assisting the police in a search south of Marykirk. We catch been made mindful at 3.13am, a search helicopter is aloof in operation.’
A Police Scotland spokeswoman added: ‘Round 3am recently, police acquired a portray of a particular person inner a automobile trapped in floodwater shut to Marykirk. Multi-company searches are ongoing and the final public are requested to steer certain of the dwelling for their security.’
Video shows Storm Babet weather chaos
Watch this compilation video build aside collectively by MailOnline of some of basically the most extreme impacts of Storm Babet recently, as waves rupture into shores and railway lines flood:
Breaking: M4 closed in every instructions
The M4 in Wiltshire has been closed in every instructions between J18 for Bath and J17 for Chippenham due to a serious collision. There is standing water in locations on the motorway, but it is no longer but certain if the rupture is linked to Storm Babet:
Photos relate flooding chaos in Brechin
Flooding has triggered carnage at Brechin in Angus overnight, which is beneath an evacuation expose amid the Met Office red weather warning:
How Storm Babet is affecting Midlands trains
There is extreme disruption to put collectively products and services in the Midlands due to flooding.
National Rail Enquiries stated all lines are affected between Worcester Foregate Avenue and Stratford-upon-Avon, between Birmingham New Avenue and Cheltenham Spa, and between Longbridge and Bromsgrove.
The railway is blocked between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley, and between Hereford and Shrewsbury.
Some lines are closed between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.
Tempo restrictions are in space between Birmingham International and Coventry.
The railway between Sheffield and Derby modified into blocked by a fallen tree earlier recently but has since reopened.
Rail updates in North East and Yorkshire
National Rail Enquiries added that put collectively products and services are disrupted in North East England and Yorkshire as a result of of extreme weather.
Some lines are blocked between Sheffield and Lincoln due to flooding. Trains are unable to name at Rotherham.
A velocity restriction as a result of of high winds is additionally in space between Newcastle and Edinburgh, inflicting delays.
Flooding affecting rail lines in North West
National Rail Enquiries stated a number of routes in north-west England and north Wales are closed due to flooding.
These consist of all lines between Chester and Crewe; between Wrexham Central and Bidston; and between Hooton and every Chester and Ellesmere Port.
Some lines are additionally blocked between Crewe and Shrewsbury due to flooding.
Kate Garraway tells GMB reporter to cross some distance flung from expansive waves
This is the dramatic moment Kate Garraway told Compatible Morning Britain reporter Nitya Rajan to bag some distance flung from the North East shoreline as she modified into hit by a wave when reporting on the weather from Whitley Bay:
Zoo closes for security of ‘animals and associates’
Fife Zoo has closed recently for the ‘security of our employees, animals and associates’. The tourist attraction added that its ‘dedicated crew of zookeepers will be on hand to create certain the protection and wellbeing of the over 100 animals inner our care’.
Rescues in Brechin amid flooding devastation
We catch intellectual been despatched some extra images of a rescue crew wading by blueprint of the flood waters in Brechin recently where an evacuation expose is in space:
Photography expose sea foam in Sunderland
This is an unparalleled look – sea foam whipped up by high winds has been seen this morning at Seaburn in Sunderland as Storm Babet hits the country:
Emergency crews in flood-hit Brechin
Emergency service employees are seen strolling by blueprint of floodwater in Brechin, Angus, recently to attend evacuate residents as Storm Babet continues to batter the UK:
Breaking: Search for man trapped in automobile
Police are making an attempt for a particular person in the village of Marykirk in Aberdeenshire recently followinng experiences of a particular person trapped in a automobile in floodwater.
A Police Scotland spokesperson stated: ‘Multi-company searches are ongoing and the final public are requested to steer certain of the dwelling for their security.’
Flooding hits trains between Crewe and Chester
Put collectively products and services between Crewe and Chester are being impacted by major flooding recently, with Network Rail issuing this image displaying the lines underwater:
Estimated 10 inches of rain falls in 24 hours
Netweather has described an estimated rainfall total of 254mm (10in) at some stage in the last 24 hours as ‘relatively mind-blowing and very pertaining to’.
Flooding blocks railway line shut to Walsall
Flooding at Bloxwich this morning is affecting all West Midlands Railway trains between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley, blockading the road:
Flights cancelled at Aberdeen Airport
Flights in Scotland are being plagued by Storm Babet, with 9 departures and seven arrivals cancelled at Aberdeen Airport recently.
Dozens of flights catch been axed yesterday. Scottish regional airline Loganair has cancelled dozens of products and services as a result of weather.
‘Folks will catch misplaced the entirety’ in Brechin
Brechin and Edzell councillor, Jill Scott,, who lives in Brechin, has been talking in regards to the flooding this morning
She added: ‘It’s horrific. It’s intellectual fully horrendous. I’ve never seen anything else prefer it. Folks are trapped in closes, no longer even in River Avenue but round the attend at Nursery Park. Some catch been caught there for hours.
‘The boats try to bag to them. They’ll no longer bag to them since the latest is simply too solid. There’ll be hundreds of properties flooded.
‘It unbelievable. It’s devastating. I create no longer know what the council’s going to create to be correct – what number of members they’ll prefer to rehome. Folks will catch misplaced the entirety.’
More give a enhance to for flood-hit residents in Ireland
Ireland’s Minister for Finance Michael McGrath has stated a proposal is being labored on to enlarge the stage of give a enhance to that will be offered to those plagued by flooding in Co Cork.
He stated money will be readily available by skill of the Emergency Humanitarian Wait on Plan administered by the Red Injurious to members and agencies plagued by flooding ‘from next week’. This at indicate offers an preliminary €5,000 and extra give a enhance to as much as €20,000 based mostly mostly on the scale of wretchedness.
‘The evaluation of the beefy scale of the wretchedness to properties and agencies will take a whereas, but the give a enhance to will be there and that is the overarching message,’ Mr McGrath told RTE Radio recently.
Mr McGrath added that as ‘many’ agencies did no longer catch flooding insurance coverage earlier than this incident, ‘there’ll be a prefer to head extra’. He stated a proposal modified into being labored on by Minister for Enterprise Simon Coveney to offer ‘an increased stage of give a enhance to’, and would perambulate to Cupboard next week.
Mr McGrath and Mr Coveney visited areas plagued by the flooding of their dwelling county of Cork yesterday. Pictured beneath is flooding at Midleton, Co Cork:
Brechin councillor labels floods ‘horrific’
Councillor Jill Scott, who lives in Brechin, Angus, stated the floods are ‘horrific’ with members trapped and hundreds of properties flooded.
She stated one family contacted her round 5am after having to leave their ground floor flat in Nursery Park when it flooded. They’re at indicate trapped in the hallway upstairs and are huddling collectively for warmth, she stated.
Ms Scott, who represents the Brechin and Edzell ward on Angus Council as an fair, stated the family of three, collectively with a girl in her 60s, her son and grandson, are at indicate unable to be rescued as a result of force of the floodwater.
She stated: ‘It’s all white water running round there. It’s like a river.’
Monster waves rupture into Hartlepool
Enormous waves from Stom Babet are battering the Heugh Breakwater at Hartlepool in County Durham this morning, as these images from Tom Collins relate:
LNER confirms ticket restrictions are lifted
LNER has stated there’ll be no products and services operating north of Edinburgh recently, and a ‘create no longer perambulate back and forth’ message is in space for this section of the route.
It has added that ticket restrictions catch been lifted for possibilities travelling to or from Edinburgh recently, to allow them to perambulate back and forth on the first readily available LNER service:
Issues over bushes and debris on UK roads
AA patrol of the year Nick Powell stated it is ‘very seemingly bushes and debris will be littering the roads’.
He went on: ‘Drivers must be very cautious, especially in rural or woody areas. Must you look twigs or small branches on the avenue it can be a mark that a tree has fallen intellectual across the bend, so pay extra attention to the path up ahead.
‘As constantly in moist and windy weather, leave a lot of dwelling at the attend of varied autos and modify your velocity to suit the must haves, especially when crossing bridges or passing high-sided autos.
‘There can be web site visitors delays so create certain you bring requirements with you to your stride, even supposing it is simplest short, corresponding to warm layers, a scorching drink and an awfully charged cell mobile telephone.’
RAC issues pressing storm warning to drivers
RAC spokesman Rod Dennis stated the weather is making riding difficult.
He stated: ‘The phenomenal quantity of rain being brought in by Storm Babet skill prerequisites on the roads are proving extraordinarily sophisticated.
‘We speed drivers to designate the warnings, especially where flooding has already took space or is seemingly over the next few days. Drivers ought to aloof never attempt to drive by blueprint of floodwater because the risks are intellectual too great.
‘The disruption to rail products and services additionally skill extra members will take to their autos, making spray and floor water on the roads even extra of a question.
‘It is a ought to catch anybody who fully has to perambulate back and forth prepares themselves for a longer stride, or considers waiting except the storm has handed before making it.’
Rain can also beget 1.6m Olympic-size swimming pools
ITV meterologist Laura Tobin has intellectual posted a video displaying how the volume of water that fell across Scotland the day prior to that is the identical of 1.6million Olympic-size swimming swimming pools:
Flooding blocks Crewe to Chester rail line
Avanti West Flee has intellectual warned that flooding between Crewe and Chester has resulted in all lines becoming blocked.
It stated put collectively products and services running by blueprint of these stations can be cancelled, delayed by as much as 60 minutes or diverted.
Relate reveals flooding on Merseyrail community
Merseyrail has intellectual posted a photo of flooding at Hooton, which has resulted in the suspension of products and services between Rock Ferry and Chester/Ellesmere Port recently:
Waves rupture into Scarborough seafront
Stable waves are hitting seaside towns alongside the eastern fade of Britain recently, with waves pictured crashing over the lag at Scarborough in North Yorkshire.
The second portray shows the ‘Freddie Gilroy’ sculpture by artist Ray Lonsdale:
Warning over bin collections in Durham recently
Durham County Council has warned of ‘extraordinarily sophisticated’ prerequisites for its bin crews recently amid the heavy rain and solid winds brought by Storm Babet:
Sheffield-London trains delayed by fallen tree
East Midlands Railway has intellectual stated a tree is obstructing the road at Wingfield, which is affecting products and services on its mainline route from Sheffield to London St Pancras.
Salvage collectively time continues in Leeds amid storm
Revellers additionally enjoyed a night out in Leeds yesterday despite Storm Babet bringing uncomfortable prerequisites to the metropolis centre:
Newcastle college students daring rain and wind
College students in Newcastle catch been obvious now to no longer let Storm Babet fracture their night as they flocked to the metropolis’s pubs and bars in love gown costume final night.
Be taught the beefy yarn and look the total images in this yarn on MailOnline:
Latest UK perambulate back and forth update as Storm Babet hits
Heavy rain and solid winds from Storm Babet are inflicting major transport disruption.
In Scotland, a number of major avenue sections and rail routes are closed, whereas air passengers are being hit by flight cancellations.
Traffic Scotland stated flooding has forced the closure of the A85 at Huntingtower shut to Perth and the A90 between Myrekirk and Swallow roundabouts, Dundee.
The A9 Jubilee Bridge shut to Dunkeld, Perthshire is shut due to negative weather prerequisites, whereas fallen bushes are blockading the A90 between Ellon and Bogbrae, Aberdeenshire; and the A7 at Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway.
Drivers are additionally being instructed to take care when crossing a number of bridges in Scotland, collectively with the A898 Erskine Bridge, West Dunbartonshire; the M90 Queensferry Crossing between Edinburgh and Fife; and the A87 Skye Bridge.
ScotRail stated put collectively products and services remain suspended on a number of routes in north and north-east Scotland.
No trains are running between Aberdeen and Elgin; Edinburgh and Aberdeen by skill of Fife; Perth and Aberdeen by skill of Dundee; Dunblane and Perth; Perth and Aviemore; and Tain and Wick/Thurso.
All Fife Circle products and services are additionally suspended, impacting products and services between Glasgow Queen Avenue and Aberdeen/Inverness; and Edinburgh Waverley and Aberdeen/Inverness.
National Highways stated the A15 Humber Bridge between North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire is closed in every instructions to ‘high-sided and weak autos’ due to solid winds. Diversion routes catch been created.
Nine departures and seven arrivals catch been cancelled at Aberdeen Airport recently. Dozens of flights catch been axed yesterday.
Scottish regional airline Loganair has cancelled dozens of flights as a result of weather.
Waves rupture into Hartlepool this morning
Mountainous waves are crashing into parts of North East England this morning – collectively with at Hartlepool in County Durham, pictured here:
Flooding hits roads in Wimbledon
Flooding is affecting roads across London recently, collectively with this route beneath a bridge in Wimbledon which motorists and cyclists catch been aloof looking for to cross by blueprint of:
River ranges are ‘fully unprecedented’
Angus Council additionally posted on social media in regards to the extent the flood defences had breached in the town of Brechin.
‘It has been an awfully difficult night, Brechin defences catch been breached round 04:00 this morning and the river ranges are round 4.4m above usual ranges. This is fully unprecedented and at these heights, gauges catch transform unreliable.
‘We fully understand that it is terribly laborious to leave your condo but parts of Brechin, and increasingly varied parts of Angus, are now simplest accessible by skill of boat.
‘Rescue crews are now facing round 100 calls from areas which catch been requested to evacuate yesterday night.’
The council urged anybody at threat of flooding to evacuate as soon as that you will also imagine. Three relaxation centres catch been space up nearby for those that prefer to leave.
Storm Babet knocks over backyard chair…
While Storm Babet has had a extreme affect on parts of Scotland, those in varied parts of the country catch joked that the wretchedness has been minimal:
Video shows stormy scenes at Whitley Bay
Nitya Rajan, a correspondent for ITV’s Compatible Morning Britain, has posted a video of expansive waves crashing into the North East fade at Whitley Bay this morning:
Areas of Angus ‘now simplest accessible by skill of boat’
Angus Council has printed that parts of flood-hit Brechin and varied regions of the native authority dwelling are ‘now simplest accessible by skill of boat’.
Driver reveals a tree department hit his automobile
Andrew Batchelor, who runs Dundee Custom – a platform which showcases the achievements, custom and heritage of Dundee – stated his automobile modified into hit by a department on his formulation dwelling from Edinburgh Airport.
‘We intellectual arrived dwelling from Ibiza and the flight modified into delayed due to operational problems and of route the weather,’ the 23-year-outmoded who lives in Dundee stated.
‘When we catch been heading in direction of Perth, a department struck our automobile, fortunately nothing modified into broken but you will also hear the wind and rain banging on the automobile as we headed dwelling.’
Right here is a video of the must haves Mr Batchelor experienced whereas riding dwelling:
Merseyrail trains hit by extreme flooding
Severe flooding is additionally now affecting Merseyrail products and services, with trains from Rock Ferry to Chester/Ellesmere Port suspended. Substitute buses can also speed later.
Met Office red warning for Storm Babet
The Met Office red weather warning began at 6pm final night and modified into expanded yesterday to incorporate Dundee, Perth and Kinross, as well to Angus and Aberdeenshire. This would possibly perhaps occasionally also speed except noon recently:
Council tells residents evacuate
Aberdeenshire Council has issued instructions to residents who can also prefer to evacuate.
A spokesperson stated: ‘If the police, council or varied emergency products and services, search information from you to leave your condo flip off the electricity and water present at the major swap and take your grab bag with you.
‘If it be important to evacuate your condo, this could even create issues a lot more uncomplicated for those that will catch gotten prepared a ‘Take hang of Gather’ upfront containing a packing record to regulate to ought to aloof it be important to employ it.’
Video shows sea foam in Aberdeenshire town
Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire – which is inner the red warning dwelling – has been battered by Storm Babet, with sea foam pictured on the streets this morning:
24 flood warnings and 121 alerts in England
England now has 24 flood warnings and 121 flood alerts in space as Storm Babet continues to space off chaos, based mostly mostly on ITV meterologist Laura Tobin:
Kew Gardens and Victoria stations reopen
Flooding at Kew Gardens and Victoria on the London Underground closed every stations this morning. But TfL has now confirmed that every catch since reopened.
Mountainous waves rupture into Stonehaven
Some of the biggest waves to date catch been seen at Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire.
Paddleboarding trainer David Jacobs, 56, stated he saw waves round 20ft high in the town yesterday (pictured beneath) – and expects it to be worse recently.
Mr Jacobs stated: ‘The waves catch been about 20ft, or seven metres.
‘The final time I in point of fact catch seen weather like this modified into 2014, it is extraordinarily spectacular to watch but bits of bushes and rocks land onto the avenue. It worries me for varied members.’
Council warns of ‘very serious emergency’
Angus Council has issued an pressing update on Storm Babet, saying the dwelling is ‘in the middle of an awfully serious emergency’ and the ‘flooding is unprecedented’.
The native authority stated in a post on Facebook: ‘DO NOT TRAVEL! Must you watched you would need gotten an appointment, you don’t! Must you REALLY mediate it be important to bag to work, search recommendation out of your boss. Must you are a boss, PLEASE maintain in mind your employees and the necessity for them to attend work.’
Humza Yousaf says ‘situation will irritate’
First Minister Humza Yousaf has issued a warning that the ‘situation will irritate as rainfall continues’ and stated prerequisites catch been particularly bad in Brechin:
Five extreme flood warnings for Scotland
The Scottish Atmosphere Protection Company (Sepa) has now issued five extreme flood warnings – collectively with a new one for Kinnaird/Bridge of Don north of Aberdeen.
It has warned that river ranges can also reach an ‘unprecedented’ five metres above usual ranges.
Sepa added that the villages of Logie Mill and Craigo to locations at threat of extreme flooding in Angus, as well to Brechin and nearby Finavon and Tannadice, whereas the village of Marykirk in Aberdeenshire modified into build aside on high alert.
South Esk is at defences’ maximum ability
Water monitoring data for the South Esk at Brechin shows it is at indicate at 3.8m – the flood defences’ maximum ability. Right here is a graphic displaying the stage from the Scottish Atmosphere Protection Company (Sepa):
TV’s Laura Tobin reveals latest forecast
Laura Tobin, the meteorologist on ITV’s Compatible Morning Britain, has brought this latest update as Storm Babet continues to space off havoc with heavy rain and solid winds:
Video shows flooding in evacuated Brechin
A video filmed in Brechin, Angus, looks to expose the river has spilled over defences overnight and is now inflicting major flooding.
It comes after efforts catch been made to persuade residents of Brechin to evacuate 400 properties, with the coastguard and fireside crews going door-to-door after some members refused to leave.
Humber Bridge shut to ‘high-sided autos’
National Highways says the A15 Humber Bridge between North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire has been closed in every instructions to ‘high-sided and weak autos’ due to solid winds. Diversion routes catch been created.
ScotRail confirms trains remain suspended
ScotRail stated put collectively products and services remain suspended on a number of routes in north and north-east Scotland.
They’re suspended between Aberdeen and Elgin; Edinburgh and Aberdeen by skill of Fife; Perth and Aberdeen by skill of Dundee; Dunblane and Perth; Perth and Aviemore; and Tain and Wick/Thurso.
All Fife Circle products and services are additionally suspended, impacting products and services between Glasgow Queen Avenue and Aberdeen/Inverness; and Edinburgh Waverley and Aberdeen/Inverness.
Storm Babet roads perambulate back and forth update
Several sections of major Scottish roads are closed due to Storm Babet. Traffic Scotland stated these avenue sections are closed:
- The A85 at Huntingtower shut to Perth due to flooding.
- The A9 Jubilee Bridge shut to Dunkeld, Perthshire due to negative ‘weather prerequisites’.
- The A90 between Myrekirk and Swallow Roundabouts, Dundee due to flooding.
- The A90 between Ellon and Bogbrae, Aberdeenshire due to a fallen tree.
- The A7 in every instructions at Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway due to a fallen tree.
Drivers catch been instructed to take care when crossing a number of bridges, collectively with:
- A898 Erskine Bridge, West Dunbartonshire
- M90 Queensferry Crossing between Edinburgh and Fife
- A87 Skye Bridge
Scottish river TRIPLES in height in 12 hours
A river in Perth and Kinross tripled in height in 12 hours, based mostly mostly on realtime data from RiverTrack.
Alyth Burn, Alyth, Perth and Kinross, rose to 1447mm by 12.09am. At 8.09am on Thursday, it measured 413mm.
A rescue centre modified into space up at Alyth for members to head if they wanted to scrutinize refuge.
The A90 modified into closed between Dundee and Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, as a result of Sepa flood warning.
Flooding on roads in Greenwich recently
Flooding is additionally affecting motorists on the quite loads of aspect of the capital at Greenwich this morning, where autos catch been photographed creating a intellectual splash:
Flooding begins to impress roads in London
Flooding has began to impress parts of London overnight, with autos photographed ploughing by blueprint of floodwater at Brent Injurious this morning:
Rail products and services hit by flooding in Yorkshire
Flooding is additionally affecting Northern rail products and services between Sheffield and Lincoln as well to between Leeds and Harrogate this morning:
Breaking: Flooding at Swindon blocks trains
Away from Scotland, Great Western Railway (GWR) has printed that lines are blocked due to heavy rain flooding the railway at Swindon in Wiltshire.
Put collectively products and services between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads can be cancelled, delayed or diverted except 10am.
Storm Babet latest rail perambulate back and forth news
Put collectively lines between Edinburgh, Inverness and Aberdeen are being badly plagued by extreme weather, and ScotRail has confirmed these routes are suspended:
- Between Edinburgh and Glenrothes with Thornton / Cowdenbeath / Perth / Aberdeen by skill of Fife / Elgin
- Between Glasgow Queen Avenue and Perth / Dundee / Aberdeen / Inverness / Oban
- Between Stonehaven / Aberdeen and Inverness (trains are shuttling between Inverness and Elgin simplest)
- Between Dundee / Huntly and Aberdeen
- Between Inverness and Wick
The next issues catch additionally been reported in Scotland:
- Edinburgh – Dunblane: Tempo restrictions mean trains are being delayed
- Glasgow Central – Gourock: Failure of the electricity skill lines are closed
Caledonian Sleeper stated products and services tonight between Aberdeen / Fort William / Inverness and London Euston (in every instructions) catch been cancelled. Services and products between Glasgow / Edinburgh and London Euston are space to be running as scheduled but can also near later than deliberate due to speed restrictions.
CrossCountry stated products and services will terminate at Edinburgh, no longer running north in direction of Aberdeen or west in direction of Glasgow Central. No alternative transport is immediately available. Delays are anticipated between Newcastle and Edinburgh due to speed restrictions.
LNER stated there’ll be no products and services operating north of Edinburgh recently, and a ‘create no longer perambulate back and forth’ message is in space for this section of the route.
20,000 properties lose vitality for the duration of Storm Babet
Greater than 20,000 properties misplaced vitality for the duration of Storm Babet, based mostly mostly on Scottish and Southern Electrical energy Networks (SSEN), predominantly in Aberdeenshire and Angus.
By 9pm final night, SSEN stated it had restored products and services to practically 18,500 properties. We glance forward to an extra update this morning.
Is Storm Babet a portray-breaker for rain?
The Met Office says the highest quantity of rainfall recorded for the rationale that delivery of yesterday has been 164mm (6.4in) at Waterside Perth in Scotland.
But that is aloof formulation off the portray, after some 238mm of rain modified into measured at Sloy Predominant Adit in Argyll & Bute between 9am on January 17, 1974 and 9am the next day.
This is the highest total on portray in Scotland for what the Met Office calls a ‘rainfall day’: the 24 hours from 9am to 9am.
The highest identical total recorded in England is 279mm, on July 18, 1955 at Martinstown in Dorset, whereas the highest in Wales is 211mm, on November 11, 1929 at Lluest Wen Reservoir in Mid Glamorgan.
The highest in Northern Ireland is 159mm, recorded on October 31, 1968 at Tollymore Forest in County Down.
The highest total for any 24-hour period in the UK is 341.4mm, recorded from 6pm December 4, 2015 to 6pm the next day at Honister Circulate in Cumbria.
Plan shows rain warning for London
The Met Office issued a new rain warning for London yesterday night, running except 9am this morning. It warns of as much as 50mm (2in) of rain. Right here is the design:
Tie down your trampolines, says Network Rail
Network Rail Scotland has requested members living shut to railway lines to make certain tents, trampolines and backyard furniture are stable so that they build no longer blow on to the tracks:
Met Office confirms month’s price of rain
The Met Office has intellectual confirmed that the highest quantity of rainfall recorded for the rationale that delivery of yesterday has been 164mm (6.4in) at Waterside Perth.
Scotland customarily receives round 168mm of rainfall in October, so that skill the country has acquired greater than this quantity in the span of 31 hours.
Lady’s body recovered from river in Angus
The body of a 57-year-outmoded lady modified into recovered yesterday from a river at Glen Esk in Angus, where a red weather alert is in space.
Police Scotland catch been known as to the Water of Lee at Glen Esk at 1.45pm after she modified into swept into the river, and the body modified into discovered at 4pm. A spokesperson added: ‘There are no suspicious situations surrounding the death.’
Latest Met Office UK weather forecast
The Met Office has launched a design displaying how heavy rain and solid winds are impacting Britain this morning as weather warnings remain in space:
Flooding impacts London Underground stations
Transport for London says two Underground stations catch been impacted by flooding this morning – Kew Gardens and Victoria, which can be every on the District line:
‘Severe impacts’ on trains except the next day
National Rail has warned passengers to search information from ‘extreme impacts’ on products and services due to Storm Babet except the next day after red and amber weather warnings catch been issued.
Apply MailOnline for the duration of recently for updates on how the storm is affecting perambulate back and forth.
Corpulent yarn – Storm Babet targets England
We will delivery with a gape at our high yarn recently, with Storm Babet now turning its fury on England after battering much of Scotland.
Greater than an lunge (25.4mm) of rain fell on parts of England overnight and motorways catch been left with standing water. Right here is the beefy yarn on MailOnline:
Welcome to MailOnline’s Storm Babet liveblog
Compatible morning, and welcome to MailOnline’s latest Storm Babet liveblog recently because the UK braces for extra chaos after a day of 70mph winds and heavy rainfall.
Mighty of country is covered by weather warnings – with a rare red ‘threat to existence’ alert in space for parts of North East Scotland, where a 57-year-outmoded lady modified into swept to her death yesterday.
Apply MailOnline’s liveblog for the duration of recently for the total latest updates.
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