UK braces for more torrential rain and 70mph winds days after Storm Arwen hit – .

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UK braces for more torrential rain and 70mph winds days after Storm Arwen hit – .


“Coupled with the wind, we also have an area of ​​rain moving north – with that bump of cold over the north there is a risk that it will turn to snow on higher ground on Tuesday, with roads in altitude affected from 2 to 5 cm and on lower ground as well. ”

The Met Office has urged people to take “precautionary measures to the best of their ability” before the cool weather front, such as staying away from warnings.

The Defense Ministry said 297 members of the British Army and Royal Marines were still providing support to civilian authorities and carrying out door-to-door checks on vulnerable people on Sunday morning.

Gusts of 35 to 50 miles per hour hit the country overnight on Saturday, with temperatures falling below zero in parts of Scotland.

Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng intervened to condemn the “totally unacceptable” failure to end power cuts nine days after Storm Arwen.

“It’s bad and wrong that people are off for so long,” he told the BBC during a visit to Durham, a hard-hit area. “That’s why I’m here to make sure we can get people back as quickly as possible.

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