Storm Franklin UK tracker: How long will Storm Franklin last?

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The public have been warned to prepare for strengthening winds and driving rain as Franklin Storm moves in at night.

the office met issued an orange wind warning for wind that could pose a ‘risk to life’ in Northern Ireland until 7 a.m., while a milder yellow wind warning covers England, the Country of Wales and the South West of Scotland from 12pm to 1pm.

Environmental agencies have issued hundreds of flood alerts across the UK, including two rare ‘severe’ warnings where the rainfall could also pose a ‘life-threatening’ threat to communities along the River Mersey in Greater Manchester.

It comes after huge waves were seen crashing into coastal areas, homes were destroyed by high winds and emergency services deployed flood defenses along swollen banks on Sunday.

Rail operators warned customers to “avoid travel if possible” on Monday as services are expected to be crippled by high winds and driving rain.

Where will Storm Franklin hit?

weather stapler, Windyis able to tell us exactly when Storm Franklin will hit parts of the UK.

By scrolling the timeline bar at the bottom of the screen, you can tell when the storm will hit your area.

‘Avoid travel if possible’ amid Storm Franklin

National Rail has warned anyone making essential journeys once services resume to expect ‘major disruption’ to routes ‘across most of Britain’ – including cancellations, delays and slower speeds on board.

It comes after the Met Office issued an orange wind warning for Northern Ireland and a milder yellow wind warning for much of the rest of the UK as Storm Franklin takes hold.

The forecaster warned that the south of the country will be particularly affected by stormy weather during the morning rush hour.

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