The stormy Britain is hit this morning at 65 km / h wind when & # 39; Storm Hannah & # 39; with eight inches of snow and a freezing point of -7 ° C sweeping across the Atlantic
- On Saturday, the second storm in a week on Saturday will be affected by snow, heavy rain and strong wind
- Storm brings up to eight inches of snow to northern England, southern Scotland and Northern Ireland
- The system, which could be called Storm Hannah, will hit Wales and the north of England with four inches of rain
- Storm will arrive three days after Storm Gareth tore up trees, delayed ferries and closed roads
Mark Duel for MailOnline
Britain is getting ready for a weekend of low temperatures, combined with stormy winds and heavy snow, while the second storm lashes the country in a week.
The storm, which the Met office might call Storm Hannah, will carry up to eight inches of snow to northern England, southern Scotland, and Northern Ireland – along with four inches of rain to Wales and northern England.
A new wind alert for the Met Office began today at 5 am for the East with 65 km / h gusts all morning. The highest overnight wind speeds reached 68 km / h at Stormont Castle and 62 km / h at Liscombe and Capel Curig.
Predictors warn of delays in road, rail, air and ferry traffic as well as high-end vehicles on exposed routes, combined with three separate warnings of tomorrow for wind, rain and snow.
Temperatures could drop to -7 ° C tomorrow in the north, as a low-pressure area flows from the Atlantic to the UK.
People are plagued by wind and rain yesterday in harsh weather conditions along the Porthcawl harbor wall in South Wales
A yellow warning about wind is now in force in the northeast, where, according to Met Office forecasts, there is a risk of a storm.
Rain and drizzle are clear in most places today, but in the south and southwest. This is followed by sunny drizzle and occasional showers, in the north and northwest of these violent and perhaps violent thunderstorms.
Met Box predictor Matthew Box confirmed that the storm had not been named this weekend, but warned that Saturday would be "a cold day in the north and a windy day in the south half of the country".
He told MailOnline: "We will see some strong winds by Saturday affecting England and Wales, and especially the coastal areas. The strongest of these winds will affect the coastal areas of Cornwall and Wales.
Stormy weather is expected this Saturday across the UK
"It is a certain contrast to the northern half of the country. We expect a lot of clouds and rain to flow all over the country during Saturday morning.
"This will also lead to sleet and snow over the hills of Northern Ireland and Northern England and the southern plateaus of Scotland – and perhaps even across the central belt of Scotland."
Mr. Box told how Low pressure center pushes away, there could also be snow in the northeast, before winter showers arrive in the west. He added, "It's a day to make arrangements and to observe the warnings."
More than 2,100 homes, offices and shops in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, were dimmed by Storm Gareth in the morning along with nearly 200 objects in the Devonian cities of Plymouth and Torquay.
Yesterday, storm storms hit Storm Gareth in some parts of the country
The next storm is expected to arrive on Saturday (left), although it is still unclear whether it will be called Storm Hannah
BBC Leader Susan Powell said Gareth had now moved east to the North Sea, but warned of a "conveyor belt" with stormy weather from the US that would bring strong winds with the chance of another named storm.
Where are the weather warnings for Saturday?
WIND: 4 o'clock to 21 o'clock
- South England and Wales
- Gusts of up to 70 miles per hour
RAIN: Whole day
- Northern England and Wales
- Up to 10 cm on a higher ground
SNOW: 4 o'clock to 21 o'clock
- Northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland
- Up to 20 cm over 350 m and up to 4 cm over 100 m
Storm Gareth broke into the UK this week bringing gusts of up to 75 mph on Tuesday evening, while winds of more than 60 mph in the western parts of the UK were felt early in the morning.
Three climbers died following an avalanche on Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain, and a fourth was hospitalized with severe injuries. The group was caught in a ravine by a river of snow and ice.
About seven miles of truck lines formed along a section of a major Dover, Kent, highway, waiting for ferries and Eurotunnel crossings after the weather had crossed the Channel.
A tree that fell overnight overnight between Irvine and Kilwinning caused a break in trains between Glasgow and Ayr, but Scotrail confirmed yesterday afternoon that the lines had been repaired.
The trains between Durham and Newcastle were also stopped after trolley cables were damaged. This had an impact on the LNER, CrossCountry, Northern and Transpennine Express services, which were reopened yesterday.
Some trains of Virgin Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston as well as some between Glasgow Central and Preston have been discontinued. There were also reports of trees blocking roads.