Dundee and local area placed under flood alert ahead of Storm Diana

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On Thursday, two more warnings for strong winds will cover south-west England, Wales, north-west England and Scotland, where gusts could reach 80mph. Those living in coastal areas have also been warned to beware the additional dangers of large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

Residents are being warning that there is chance of delays to public transport, some bridges and exposed roads being closed, power cuts, and the possibility of damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs.

"A Status Orange weather warning is likely to be issued as more disturbed weather is expected for Wednesday".

As the country braces itself for Storm Diana, which looks set to hit Ireland on Wednesday, Met Éireann has issued another weather warning for Ireland.

Gusts of up to 80mph are possible as the storm moves across the United Kingdom, with forecaster warning the gale force winds could lead to damage and cause disruption to transport networks.

The yellow warning runs from 03:00 until 15:00 GMT.

Heavy winds are expected tomorrow.


Western parts of Britain, including Northern Ireland, south-west England, Scotland and Wales, are expected to bear the brunt of Diana's force on Wednesday.

Flooding is expected at Lyme Regis harbour and West Bay harbour in Dorset, the Environment Agency has warned, with flooding possible in other parts of the South West and Wales.

The Thursday morning commute in both Ireland and large parts of the United Kingdom could also see significant delays caused by the unsettled conditions.

Tomorrow Wednesday will be a very windy, blustery day, with strong to gale force winds, southerly veering southwest giving some severe gusts in places. Moderate southerly winds will become strong southwesterly.