Storm Callum: More rain set to bring further disruption

Alamy Live News. PW1531 Portland Bill Dorset UK. 11th October 2018. The first major storm of the autumn arrives in south Dorset on the world famous Jurassic coastline at Portland Bill. The exposed peninsular of land feels the early stages of storm Call

Storm Callum has made landfall and brought with it 76mph winds and heavy rain

Most areas will start off the day with some intense bursts of rain, especially in the south west of England and Wales.

Met Éireann said the strong winds will continue for the morning, with the Status Orange warnings for Storm Callum remaining in place until 5pm for northwestern coastal areas.

"We also have yellow and amber warnings of between 50mm and 150mm of rain for Wales".

The storm caused the Met Office to issue an amber weather warning for Wales as well as calls for evacuations on the south-west British coast.

Whilst the wind will generally be weaker than Friday, torrential rain could cause flooding, power cuts and isolate communities.

A yellow warning covers much of the rest of Wales, parts of Scotland, Northern and South West England - where power cuts and travel delays are expected.

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The train operator said: "Due to the severe disruption to train services, lack of available road transport caused by local road conditions, customers are advised not to travel as journey completion can not be guaranteed".

The A5114 Glanhwfa Road at Llangefni, A4215 at Defynnog in Powys and A4059 in Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff, were also shut on Friday.

Rail timetables in the South and North West have also been amended, while commuters in Northern Ireland were warned of disruption to services due to high winds.

Passengers are advised to check service updates with ferry companies before travelling from either Holyhead or Fishguard. The UK Met Office warned of "heavy rain during Friday and continuing into Saturday" with "fast flowing or deep floodwater" likely which may cause "danger to life".

Windsor, the scene of Friday's royal wedding, looks set to escape the worst of the storm.

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