Scratchbox - September 21, 2018
Issued: 08:07hrs Friday 21th September 2018
David: Heavy rain still lingering around the north and east of Scotland but turning gradually lighter and showery. Showers already peppering the north and west, some of these quite sharp with a risk of hail or thunder.
Issued: 17:51hrs Thursday 20th September 2018
David: Heavy rain, Ireland, Wales and England edging east this evening but with the southeastern corner seeing only lighter, patchier rain or drizzle for the time being.
Issued: 08:03hrs Thursday 20th September 2018
David: Rain, some heavy, over Southwest England, Wales, Central and some southern parts of England and the south of Ireland edging north. Blustery, locally heavy showers affecting Scotland.
Issued: 15:19hrs Wednesday 19th September 2018
Simon: peak gusts so far today from Storm Ali , see the map here.
Issued: 06:49hrs Wednesday 19th September 2018
Simon: Storm Ali is set to strike Ireland this morning, reaching Scotland and northern England by late morning and into this afternoon. Gusts reaching 70mph may bring disruption to transport and minor damage.
Issued: 16:17hrs Tuesday 18th September 2018
Simon: Severe gales tonight in Ireland and northern England as well as southern Scotland. Gusts of 70 to 80mph causing some minor damage.
Issued: 14:37hrs Tuesday 18th September 2018
Simon: The first named storm of the season, 'Ali' is on it's way on Wednesday. Gusts of 70 to 80mph on Wednesday morning across Northern Ireland, northern England and Scotland.
Issued: 09:56hrs Tuesday 18th September 2018
Simon: Winds now increasing across northern England and the Midlands, further severe gales over exposed hills and coasts into early this afternoon.
Issued: 06:28hrs Tuesday 18th September 2018
Simon: A windy start to the day for all but central and northern Scotland. The remains of Ex-Tropical Storm Helene are have passed through Ireland this morning and are now in the Irish Sea heading quickly east. These are the highest wind gusts so far today.
Issued: 17:46hrs Monday 17th September 2018
Simon: Gales passing east tonight, gusts of 50mph on western coasts and hills.
Issued: 14:33hrs Monday 17th September 2018
Simon: A windy afternoon ahead. Rain in northern and western Scotland as well as western Ireland.
Issued: 07:30hrs Monday 17th September 2018
Simon: Rain in western Ireland and western Scotland slowly edging east this morning. Mostly dry with a fair amount of cloud elsewhere but feeling mild. Winds increase in the west throughout the day with gales developing.