Updated: 11/4/2018 2:00:36 AM
Flood warnings have been issued as the tail end of an Atlantic hurricane hits Scotland.
The remnants of Hurricane Oscar, which was around 3000 miles to the west of the UK on Monday, will squeeze between Scotland and Iceland this weekend bringing a spell of unsettled weather.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for central and western parts of Scotland and the North West of England, with up to 80mm of rain expected in those areas.
Published Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Hurricane Oscar is set to batter the Ireland and UK with wind and rain after freezing conditions gripped the nation.
Cold snap is set to develop into a "messy picture" in a few days' time, as the 15th storm of the Atlantic hurricane season threatens to bring unsettled weather to Irish and British shores.
Met Office Meteorologist Steve Keates forecast: “It’s a fairly messy picture to take us into for the start of the week and we’ve got very similar conditions for the middle part of the week too.
“This low pressure spinning about on the Continent across the North Sea bringing some wet weather to eastern areas.
As of Sunday, the storm was centered around 1287 kilometers south east of Bermuda, with tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 185 kilometers from the center.
Hurricane Oscar is predicted to batter the UK with wind and rain towards the end of this week. Above, the forecast for Friday at 9 pm.
Hurricane Oscar Facts
Affected Area: 200 km.
Alert Level: Green
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