Storm Ciara sweeps across UK, flights and rail cut, events closedChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 9, 2020
Flights have been cancelled, rail services cut, parks closed and sporting events including a Premier League game cancelled as Storm Ciara sweeps across Britain.
Weather in the UK Storm Ciara
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Winds have already reached 93mph in the fishing village of Aberdaron in Wales, 86mph in Capel Curig in North Wales, 81mph in the Isle of Wight, while Cumbria has seen 151.8mm (6ins) of rain in 24 hours, it said.
It has also issued an amber warning for much of England and Wales until 9pm, saying "widespread gales" could cause damage to homes and businesses, travel disruption and power cuts, and pose a "danger to life".
An amber warning for heavy rain covers parts of Scotland, while yellow warnings are in place across the entire UK, with a risk of flooding in areas. ■