Storm Erik Brings Wet And Windy Weather

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The warning comes after ferries around Cornwall and Devon were cancelled on Friday morning, the Tamar Bridge was closed to high-sided vehicles and flood alerts were issued for the North Cornwall coast.

However, it is thought the storm will largely clear on Sunday with conditions becoming more settled as the week progresses - but there could still be outbreaks of rain.

With winds now dying down, the Met Office has placed yellow weather warnings for ice in effect for the United Kingdom across Sunday night and into Monday.

Recently a video went viral which showed a pilot perform a flawless "TOGA.' The incident happened in Heathrow Airport near London where a British Airways flight aborted landing due to strong winds caused by Storm Erik".

The BA Dreamliner aircraft had to perform a TOGA - a take-off/go-around - after a gust of wind put the plane off balance seconds before it was about to land.

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It's going to be another very windy one.

A 50-year-old man died on the A384 in Buckfastleigh, Devon and a van driver was killed after colliding with a fallen tree on the B4306 between Pontyberem and Llannon in west Wales.

Also on Friday a tree fell on to a double-decker bus in Dorset, but no injuries were reported.

The Met Office said strong westerly winds can be expected throughout the county for much of Saturday morning and afternoon.

'We could therefore see some further problems on roads'.

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

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

While much of the country will be beset by wind and rain, snow expected too - particularly in hilly areas.

Are you prepared for the bad weather?

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