Potato festival cancelled after Storm Callum batters Northern Ireland

Storm Callum How will bad weather affect the UK

The yellow warning runs from 05:00 BST on Friday until midnight on Saturday and the amber warning from 06:00 on Friday until 18:00 on Saturday.

"These winds will then transfer rather rapidly across the country, with coastal counties seeing winds up to 130km/h".

"Natural Resources Wales has issued flood alerts for the Pembrokeshire coast due to a low pressure system bringing tidal surges, strong winds and large waves on top of high astronomical tide period" he continued.

There are now five weather warnings in place as the storm apporaches, including four status orange warnings and a status yellow warning.

She forecast: "With Storm Callum approaching from the west, the weather is looking particularly wet and windy over the next couple of days for many of us".

Storm Callum is set to hit various parts of the United Kingdom, including Scotland, but what can we expect when the storm arrives? Tell us where you live or are now and leave contact details if you can - one of our journalists may be in touch to discuss further. There is the potential for flooding in these areas.

The high winds, combined with heavy rain, could see leaves and other debris blocking drains, making flooding more likely. "Highest temperatures of 14 to 16 degrees".

A Met Office spokesman said: "As Storm Callum passes to the northwest of the United Kingdom, a period of heavy rain will affect South Wales during Friday, with further spells of persistent and heavy rain at times during Saturday".

"Possibly damaging and disruptive southeast winds will veer southwest after the passage of this front, with the strongest of the winds set to impact coastal areas".

Forecasters warned of heavy rain - up to four inches - and potential flooding in the wake of the storm. Winds will reach storm force this morning on coasts from Slyne Head to Malin Head with a risk of violent storm force for a time.



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