TABLE UPDATED AT 11:50AM
Many parts of the UK are seeing strong winds today as the remnants of ex-tropical storm Gonzalo pass over the north of the country.
Below are the top ten strongest gusts of wind we have recorded so far today. We’ll be updating this through the day with the latest information.
|Time||Station||Area||Elevation||Max gust (MPH)|
|0600AM||WIGHT: NEEDLES OLD BATTERY||ISLE OF WIGHT||80||70|
|1000AM||ST BEES HEAD||CUMBRIA||124||69|
|0400AM||MUMBLES HEAD||WEST GLAMORGAN||43||67|
|1000AM||ISLAY: PORT ELLEN||ARGYLL||17||66|
|1000AM||EMLEY MOOR||WEST YORKS||267||66|
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for the winds today – you can see the details of this on our warnings pages.
Winds are expected to be strong through much of the day, and people are advised that there may be some traffic and travel disruption.
Ex-Gonzalo also brought a band of heavy rain across the UK earlier this morning, bringing some notable rainfall totals in places.
The table below shows the top ten UK rainfall totals recorded between 1am and 8am this morning.
|CLUANIE INN NO 3||ROSS & CROMARTY||38.0|
|CAPEL CURIG NO 3||GWYNEDD||34.4|
|ACHNAGART||ROSS & CROMARTY||30.6|
|TYNDRUM NO 3||PERTHSHIRE||27.6|
|KINLOCHEWE||ROSS & CROMARTY||25.8|
|LOCH GLASCARNOCH||ROSS & CROMARTY||21.8|
|MORECAMBE NO 2||LANCASHIRE||20.2|
Not that bad overall, and a very good forecast considering all the media hype that seemingly follows the tail end of every tropical cyclone these days!
More details in my blog: