UK storm names 2020/2021: The full list of new Met Office storms, why they are named and who decides them Aiden, Bella and Phoebe have all made the cut. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the most active on record, according to the US National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration. Up to 8 000 homes and businesses were also left without power in Northern Ireland. The UK has already seen a few storm names ticked off of the Met Office’s official list so far this year, but what are the other names lined up for the rest of 2020? ... Read below for information about storm forecasts and the full list of 2020 storm names. Meanwhile, Northamptonshire police continued to urge people to stay away from the Billing Aquadrome holiday park after hundreds were evacuated on Christmas Eve due to high water levels on the River Nene. In Pictures: 2020 – From winter storms to scorching summer days. Flash floods spark travel disruption, after yellow storm warnings are issued for swathes of the UK. Bromham village hall is also being used as a refuge for people who have left their homes. This is the second season in which the Netherlands participates, joining Ireland's and the United Kingdom's meteorological agencies. In Pictures: 2020 – From winter storms to scorching summer days. Two severe flood warnings and 18 flood warnings were issued for the area in and around the county by the Environment Agency. single authoritative system should aid the communication of approaching severe weather through media partners and other government agencies The Met Office also issued a yellow weather warning for Northern Ireland from midday, saying that around 30mm of rain was likely to fall in about 6 hours, leading to some surface water flooding. This is how UK storms are named and what they will be called in 2020. UK & World News Coronavirus jumps by more than 40,000 for the first time since the pandemic began A year of blursdays: How coronavirus distorted our sense of time in 2020 Published: 14 Aug 2020 close. UK News Published: Dec 27, 2020 Last Updated: Dec 27, 2020 The Met Office has put in place a yellow weather warning for snow and ice across … The letters Q, U, Y, Z and X are not included in the list. 13:52, 17 FEB 2020; Updated 17:44, 17 FEB 2020… Flooding on the B645 road in Stonely, Cambridgeshire. Our guide looks at the worst storms to hit the British Isles since records began, from the 1607 Bristol Channel Floods to the nationwide floods of 2013 and the recent storms of 2020. In Pictures: 2020 – From winter storms to scorching summer days. This week could be the hottest week of the summer so far, with London becoming hotter than Ibiza by Wednesday. The Met Office has announced the names of its winter storms across the UK and Ireland in 2020/21 following a cold and wet bank holiday weekend. A storm will be named when it has the potential to cause an amber or red warning, but other weather types will also be considered, specifically rain, if its impact could lead to flooding as advised by the Environment Agency, SEPA and Natural Resources Wales flood warnings. This week could be the hottest week of the summer so far, with … On Thursday the Environment Agency issued two severe flood warnings for the river, indicating a risk to life. In a statement, Bedford borough council warned of “significant levels of flood waters to impact Bedford and other parts of the borough” and said a Covid-safe centre had been set up at the arena. The Met Office says all of the UK will get wet and windy weather thanks to the storm on Saturday and the tail edge of a hurricane on Sunday. Similar to previous years, the 2020/2021 list has been compiled from names suggested by the public along with names that reflect the diversity of the three nations. "As we begin the new storm season for 2020-21, Met Éireann forecasters look forward to working in close co-operation with our colleagues in the UK and Netherlands by continuing to provide a … Bedfordshire police “strongly urged” residents living near the River Great Ouse in north Bedfordshire to seek alternative accommodation due to concerns over flooding on Friday night. It's set to batter parts of the UK. close. As a result of the severe weather, seacrafts capsized or broke down, prompting the rescue of several people on board. Recent days have seen a mixture of weather across the UK… One week after Storm Ciara lashed the United Kingdom with heavy rain and extreme wind gusts, another storm is knocking at the door. One week after Storm Ciara lashed the United Kingdom with heavy rain and extreme wind gusts, another storm is knocking at the door. Met Office storm names: How you can name the UK's storms for 2020. In Ireland, Met Éireann issued a countrywide status yellow wind and rain warning commencing at midday on Saturday, with gusts of 55 to 68mph expected inland on Saturday afternoon. Share. Det Supt Jamie Piscopo said: “Emergency services are working hard to ensure residents can return to the site as soon as possible, however it is not currently safe to do so. But it won't be long before the new names will be used, with the UK expected to be hit by FIVE storms this autumn . The Met Office is warning today's heavy rain could lead to flooding in parts of Britain - with five named storms on the cards for Autumn. This website and its associated newspaper are members of Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). As of 5am on Boxing Day, England had 78 flood warnings and 99 flood alerts, Wales had two flood warnings and five flood alerts, and seven warnings and 13 alerts had been issued by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. Storm Barbara was named by the Spanish Met Service, and hence does not feature in the list of Met Office Storm Names for 2020/21. Heavy rain and gales to sweep UK with Storm Aiden UK News Published: Oct 31, 2020 Last Updated: Oct 31, 2020 Predicted rainfall throughout Saturday … Due to the flooding, residents have been permitted to go to others’ homes, despite the tier 4 coronavirus rules in place. Storm Jorge was also named on February 27, 2020. Torrential rain has brought widespread flooding elsewhere and people have had to be rescued from vehicles and homes. PA. Storm Dennis in pictures. “If you received one of those notices last night, you are in one of those properties that are most at risk from this flood. The 2020–21 European windstorm season is the sixth instance of seasonal European windstorm naming in Europe. The arrival of Storm Bella on Boxing Day will bring further downpours and winds of up to 70mph in exposed coastal locations, according to the Met Office. STORM CIARA and Storm Dennis have already wreaked havoc across the UK this month as the Met Office named the third and fourth storm of the 2019/20 storm season. Britain is bracing for more bad weather this weekend, with forecasters warning that Storm Dennis could hit the UK. 31 October 2020. Britain’s worst storms. The names alternate between male and female and run from A-Z in the alphabet. UK weather: Flights diverted as Storm Brendan brings high winds. This is the second season in which the Netherlands participates, joining Ireland's and the United Kingdom's meteorological agencies. ... Wales after Storm Dennis hit the UK. ... Storm names in the UK 2020. A yellow warning of wind for the whole of England and Wales has been issued and will be in force from 3pm on Boxing Day, while large swathes of the west coast of Scotland came under a yellow weather warning for “persistent, heavy rain” at 9am. The Met Office announced its storm name list … ... — Met Office (@metoffice) February 11, 2020. By Joanna Whitehead. Elsewhere in Bedfordshire, nine people and three dogs were rescued using an inflatable boat from a flood-hit property in the village of Harrold. UK storm names 2020/2021: The full list of new Met Office storms, why they are named and who decides them Aiden, Bella and Phoebe have all made the cut. After Storm Brian, Storm Dylan and Storm Ffion, the Met Office is asking for suggestions for the upcoming storm season. This is to ensure the list is in line with the US National Hurricane Centre naming convention so that consistency can be maintained for national storm names in the North Atlantic. Storm Ciara lashed the United Kingdom on Sunday with heavy rain and winds of up to 80mph (130km/h), damaging buildings and causing transport disruption. When the pilot scheme was announced in 2015, the offices used social media to collect a list of names. The new season's storm names were released on 6 September 2019. United Kingdom UK Storms 2020 - 2021 Chronology Timeline of all named storms during the winter showing dates name and areas affected ... February 2020 … More than 1,300 households in Bedfordshire have been urged by police to evacuate their homes due to a risk of flooding as swathes of the UK braced for Storm Bella. August 25, 2020. Bella, Darcy, Gavin, Saidhbhin and Wilson are just s… News Weather Storm names 2020: full list of Met Office storms impacting the UK this year as Francis brings heavy rain and 70mph winds The Name our Storms … From 1 st September, the first storm to impact the UK, Ireland and/or the Netherlands will be named ‘Aiden’, while the second storm will be ‘Bella’. Met Office Storm Names 2020: These are the next storms coming to the UK after Dennis and Ciara ... Jillian MacMath UK and World News Reporter. ... UK storms to continue after week of scorching weather. Patrick Grafton-Green Friday 30 Oct 2020 2:25 pm. The force said on Twitter that water levels had reached 5ft in some places, with emergency services using boats to take residents in the worst-hit areas to safety. 10:25AM. Overall, 10,000 potential names were submitted and the list of names was sorted by the organisation's staff members. In Europe storms are named as a joint enterprise between the UK’s Met Office, Ireland’s Met Éireann and the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI). In Pictures: 2020 – From winter storms to scorching summer days UK News Published: Jan 3, 2021 Last Updated: Jan 3, 2021 All the best weather images from the past 12 months. Aiden is the first on a new list of names for storms in 2020/21. G usts of more than 50mph are expected to batter parts of Britain on Tuesday, a day after Storm Brendan caused travel chaos across the country.. In the summer of 2019, the Met Office and Met Éireann reopened their social media call for storm names and said that thousands of suggestions were received. However, in line with the US National Hurricane Ce… The Met Office chooses the names but it asks for … This is the first season in which the Netherlands participates, joining Ireland's and the United Kingdom’s meteorological agencies. The UK could see a new Beast from the East as the Arctic experiences another sudden stratospheric warming event (SSW), experts have said. Friday 16 October 2020, 7:45am. What are the 2020 storm names in the UK? Storm Alex gave UK its wettest day on record with enough rain to fill Loch Ness. Heavy rain and strong winds are hitting the UK as Storm Aiden sweeps in from the west, bringing risks of flooding. In Pictures: 2020 – From winter storms to scorching summer days. All the names for 2020/21 have already been decided. This is based on a combination of both the impact the weather may have, and the likelihood of those impacts occurring. Storms that occur up until 31 August 2021 will be included in this season. How UK storms get their names and what they will be called in 2020. Flooding. Here are the storm names for 2020 that were compiled from the list: - Brendan - date of impact: 13 - 14 January 2020, - Ciara - date of impact: 8 - 9 February 2020, - Dennis - date of impact: 5 - 16 February 2020, - Jorge (named by AEMet) date of impact: 28 February - 1 March 2020, - Ellen - date of impact: 19 - 20 August 2020. 11 August 2020 Share. The next storm to hit the UK will be storm Ellen, which had been highly anticipated to arrive late last month, but was beaten to it by Jorge. Saturday October 3 was the wettest day on record for the UK. If February 2020 doesn’t go down as the month of the storms, it won’t be for lack of trying. First published on Fri 25 Dec 2020 13.16 EST More than 1,300 households in Bedfordshire have been urged by police to evacuate their homes due to a risk of flooding as swathes of the UK … United Kingdom UK Storms 2020 - 2021 Chronology Timeline of all named storms during the winter showing dates name and areas affected Storms inflict £7.7bn worth of damage on a third of UK property. ©JPIMedia Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. Theta’s arrival means 2020 has now broken record for number of named storms in one season The UK has seen its fair share of storms already this year. ... 31 October 2020. The UK is set to be hit by a freezing Beast from the East with snow and ‘ice storms’ over Christmas and New Year, reports claim. We would encourage you to leave if it is safe for you to do so, as soon as you are able to do so. Tail of Hurricane Zeta to strike UK soon after Storm Aiden hits. Most of those evacuated were able to find overnight accommodation with friends and family, with a special exemption from Covid-19 restrictions, while about 100 people were transferred to a hotel. Between 15 and 25mm of rainfall is likely to fall in Wales and south-west England, and up to 60mm is expected over some hills, the Met Office said. RBS loses Edinburgh woman’s safe deposit box containing ‘irreplaceable' jewels - including mother's rare sapphire and father's World War II medals, Scottish Government withdraws vaccine rollout plan after concerns over 'sensitive' information. They follow the recent storms Ellen and Francis which struck in August. By PA News. The new season's storm names were released on 1 September 2020. Atlantic hurricane season in 2020 breaks new record as Storm Theta looms. Share page. Theta’s arrival means 2020 has now broken record for number of named storms in one season Storm Gareth. Share page ... More storms are forecast for the rest of the week with lightning and torrential downpours predicted for many. Wed 5 Feb 2020 06.49 EST Last modified on Wed 5 Feb 2020 17.51 EST The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind across the whole of the UK from Storm Ciara this weekend. The new season's storm names were released on 1 September 2020. Ashdown asked residents who were able to leave their homes to do so in a “Covid-safe way” if possible, recommending they go to a single location and stay there until it is safe to return. Supt Steve Ashdown, who is leading the response, said officers had visited more than 1,300 homes in the area on Thursday. The first storm to hit the UK will be Storm Aiden, followed by Bella and then Christoph. A wet and windy end to 2020 is in store for much of Australia as severe thunderstorms, giant hail and heavy rain is forecast for New Year's Eve Sydney will … Strong winds caused the first Severn Bridge to be closed periodically. In Pictures: 2020 – From winter storms to scorching summer days. UK braces for cold snap following Christmas storms UK News Published: Dec 28, 2020 Last Updated: Dec 28, 2020 More than 100 flood warnings were in … Atiyah - December 6 December 2019, December 8-9 2019 Brendan - …