Hour-by-hour weather forecast for Leeds on Monday as Storm Debbie arrives

Hour-by-hour weather forecast for Leeds on Monday as Storm Debbie arrives

Storm Debbie is set to hit parts of the UK as the Met Office issued weather warnings across the country – including a ‘danger to life’.

Winds of up to 80mph and heavy rain are expected from Monday as the storm reaches Leeds. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind over wide areas of the north and a yellow weather warning for wind and rain in Northern Ireland. The Environment Agency has issued five flood warnings (expecting imminent flooding) and 47 flood alerts (probable flooding) across the UK including along the Upper Derwent River, near Pickering.

The villages of Scalby and Burniston, next to Burniston Beck, have been placed on alert. South Scarborough Bay has also been placed on alert for possible coastal flooding.

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While flooding across the rest of Yorkshire is unlikely, the Met Office has issued a yellow warning for strong winds across the region – as well as the north-west, north-east and parts of north Wales.

The Met Office said: “Storm Debbie is expected to develop and move across Ireland and northern England on Monday. While there is still some uncertainty about the exact track and depth of this depression, there is a chance of very strong westerly winds developing along the Irish border.” Offshore coasts of Wales and northwest England on Monday morning before extending inland during the day, then slowly retreating later.

“There is a chance of winds of 60-65mph inland and 70-80mph around the coasts, and on some higher ground, such as the Pennines.”

Heavy rain is expected

Their warning states: “Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible. Some damage could occur to buildings, such as tiles blowing off roofs. Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with journey times likely to increase and cancellations.”

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