BRITS are set to expect MORE heavy rain this weekend after Storm Ciarán caused flooding and 100mph winds yesterday.
The Met Office issued another yellow weather warning on Saturday, covering large parts of southeast England.
The notice is in effect from 3pm to midnight and forecasters say “frequent heavy rainfall along with gusty winds is likely to cause travel disruption and flooding”.
There is already a similar rain warning for the north-western areas of Scotland, which remains in place until 6pm on Friday.
It happened as Storm Ciarán devastated the United Kingdom.
After arriving around 6pm on Wednesday evening, the storms quickly intensified, reaching speeds of 150 km/h along exposed areas of the southeast coast.
A red alert was issued in Jersey last night and 40 people have already been evacuated from their homes this morning.
A mother in St Clements, one of the worst-hit areas, was horrified when gusts of wind smashed her window as she slept next to her baby.
The terrifying moment was captured on Jessica O’Riley’s baby monitor, as reported by BBC.
She said: “Something seemed wrong, then the windows just smashed, I grabbed it.” [my daughter] and left the room.
“I think I just thought, ‘My baby is in danger, I have to get out,’ and ran down the stairs.”
Other nearby residents were shocked to see golf ball-sized hail destroying their homes.
Carl Walker, from St Helier, chairman of the Jersey Consumer Council, said: “The noise of the wind was just incredible and quite frightening. It was like a scene from a disaster movie.”
Another elderly resident described the sound of her windows being blown out as “a sudden explosion like a bomb.”
On Thursday, the Met Office raised alarms and issued a “danger to life” warning as fierce winds reached speeds of 104mph.
Meanwhile, over 300 schools were closed this morning amid concerns for the safety of students.
And thousands were left without power in Cornwall as brutal winds hit Cornwall.
According to National Grid, 8,500 homes in the area were without power that morning.
Elsewhere, around 16,000 households are believed to be struggling with power cuts, a spokesman for the Energy Networks Association told The Sun.
More than 80 flood warnings remain in force across the UK as the effects of the storm continue to be felt.
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Additionally, a popular holiday park was devastated by Storm Ciarán as static homes were torn apart and guests were forced to evacuate.
There was chaos at Freshwater Beach Holiday Park in Dorset this morning as holiday homes were washed into the sea.
Another caravan park in Tenby, South Wales, was also evacuated after it flooded this morning.
P&O Ferries has also suspended all services from Dover and Calais today due to extreme wind and rain.
The company said that trips will only resume when “safety is ensured.”
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“Due to Storm Ciaran, our services are suspended until further notice,” it said.
“We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.”