Storm Erik claims another victim but conditions could become more settled

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A video showing a British Airlines plane struggling to land at Heathrow Airport has gone viral after strong winds from Storm Erik forced the aircraft to abort a nervy first landing attempt.

The flight attempted to touch down on the runway, with the pilot fighting for control before electing to take off again rather than risk the landing.

The Met Office issued a number of weather warnings for floods and strong winds on Saturday, as Storm Erik brought gusts of nearly 70mph that caused disruption on several roads, with emergency services warning motorists to take care.

Because of the pilots correct decision the flight landed safely later.

The Met Office has issued an urgent yellow alert weather warning of 60mph winds in Devon and Cornwall as Storm Erik batters the counties on Friday.

It came after two men died in separate incidents on the roads in Devon and in Wales on Friday, the latter due to a falling tree.

One man died after a tree fell on his auto in Devon on Friday morning.

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"We may see snow to low levels with nights below zero, although it's too early to say how low temperatures will go".

'Sunny spells for many of us, also a mixture of rain and showers in other parts of the UK.

"But Erik could bring the possibility of 70mph gusts along more exposed coasts".

When these showers fall onto sub-zero surfaces they will maintain the icy stretches into Monday morning.

"It's going to be another very windy one, particularly across northern England, Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and northern Wales", he said.

Shoppers courageous the strong winds and rain near St Paul's cathedral in central London.

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