UK weather – FOUR DAYS of ‘danger to life’ weather warnings as Storm Dennis set to batter Britain with wind and floods – The Sun
14th February 2020

WARNINGS of deep water flooding causing "danger to life” this weekend have come from the Met Office as Storm Dennis arrives in the UK.

Saturday is expected to be the most hazardous day with yellow warnings for wind and rain covering large swathes of the country.

Dennis, the fourth named storm of the year, is going to push severe gales and heavy rain eastwards.

The Weather Company, the world's biggest commercial forecaster, said: “Dennis could rival the most intense North Atlantic storms on record.

“The lower the pressure, the more intense the storm, increasing the likelihood of strong winds.”

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While Met Office forecaster Marco Petagna said: “Models hint Dennis could have low pressure from 915mb to 930mb. The record depth for a North Atlantic low pressure system is 913mb.

They added: “Dennis is menacing.”

Storm Dennis is expected to bring delays and cancellations to transport services, damage to power supplies and large coastal waves.

This devastation hits the UK just one week after Storm Ciara which lead to the deaths of three people and wrecked more than 500 homes.

One BMW owner was devastated when his prized car, which he had parked by the Thames, was swept away by a freak tidal surge following heavy rain on Wednesday.

James Roycroft-Davis, a 25-year-old business owner, could only watch aghast as his BMW Z4 floated away.

He managed to recover it later that day but says the car is a "total write-off".

James said he had visited Putney in southwest London on Wednesday to see his girlfriend at about 2pm, and came back to where he parked the car around 4.30pm to find it missing.

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