This Sunday, Ireland and the West of England and Scotland are hit by strong winds. Named Atiyah by the Irish Weather Services, the storm brings strong winds and a strong swell.
The storm Atiyah flows between theIceland and the Netherlands from this Sunday to Monday morning. It generates strong winds all over Ireland as well as south-west England. They blow on average 60 and 70 km / h with possible peaks in gusts of 120 to 130 km / h and occasionally 140 to 150 km / h mainly on the west coast of Ireland (Connemara) and the mountains of southern Wales. Inland, they can rise to around 100 to 110 km / h.
The sea is disassembled on the coast at the approach of the storm with waves up to 10 meters on the coastline on the west of Ireland. of the marine submersions are possible this Sunday and walks by the sea are to be avoided!
The accumulation of rains over the entire episode, until Monday, is consistent in the County of Galway with up to 60 mm possible. It is possible that floods occur locally.
For now, Met Eireann has alerted all of the west coast of Ireland.
Consequences for Wales and England
The Wales is also subject to strong winds in the night from Sunday to Monday with significant rainfall that can locally reach 80 mm over the entire episode. It is possible that floods occur locally. Wind gusts can reach 130 to 140 km / h on the coast and 100 to 110 km / h in the land and 130 km / h in the mountains.
TheEngland is also subject to a strong wind regime in the night from Sunday to Monday, as storm Atiyah progresses to the North Sea and the Netherlands. It is Cornwall, located in the south-west of England, which will be the most affected. Winds will average between 60 and 70 km / h in the land, and gusts will reach 110 to 130 km / h in the peak.
In France, this storm causes a strong gale on the Channel coast in the night from Sunday to Monday.