Storm Diana heads for Warrington with chance of 80mph winds

Roads could become difficult to pass as strong winds and snowfall are expected

A spokesperson for Ireland's national forecaster said: "At the moment we are experience severe weather, with severe winds and heavy rain".

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Thursday as a band of wet and windy weather heads toward the Harrogate district.

Weather warnings of wind stayed in place across the country as Storm Diana brought strong gusts and heavy rain, causing transport delays and power outages.

"Weather fronts associated with this will bring further wet and windy weather on Thursday, this may end up forming a completely new low-pressure system".

The Met Office warning crosses much of the country.

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Winds could reach 70mph or higher in exposed areas.

Meanwhile Keswick, Cumbria, saw 47.4mm of rain.

Storm Diana is set to hit North Wales with force so it's important that our customers are prepared for a power cut, just in case.

The weather forecast for the next two days
Image The weather forecast for the next two days. Kort Veðurstofa Íslands

Storm Diana, which follows a recent cold and sunny spell in the United Kingdom, comes as hundreds of flights have been delayed and cancelled after thick fog descended on the South East.

Storm Diana is expected to move away during Wednesday evening, although showers are likely to persist into Thursday, November 29.

He explained: 'By the time it got to us it would not meet the criteria for us to name it'.

Three people were killed in separate incidents when Storm Callum hit the UK.

The AA have issued advice for drivers travelling in the wintry conditions.

The latest Met Office reads: "Inland gusts of 50 miles per hour are likely with gusts of around 65 miles per hour in exposed locations around Wales and western England".

"If the road ahead is flooded, don't chance it - flood water can be deceptively deep, so turn around and find another route".

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