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Storm Jorge to hit UK

Christian Fernsby |
A new storm named Jorge is set to hit parts of the UK tomorrow, bringing with it heavy rains and strong winds, according to the Met Office.

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Topics: STORM    JORGE    UK   

“Today a band of rain associated with storm Jorge will move across the UK. We have issued rain warnings for parts of Wales and northern England, where rain will be heaviest and we could see 60 to 80mm possible over the highest ground,” the Metro newspaper quoted Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office, Paul Gundersen as saying.

Cornwall is back on flood watch as Storm Jorge sweeps in with torrential rain and gales.

The Environment Agency has issued a string of flood alerts for rivers from Penzance to Bude.


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