Storm Ali brought gusts of 100 miles per hour to parts of Northern Ireland on Wednesday, but that is just the start of the violent force.
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Despite the area of low pressure responsible for the storm travelling to Scandinavia now, a vicious weather front is feeding its way in.
Meteorologist Matt Terry warned BBC Breakfast listeners further wet and windy spells would come today, he said: “A ribbon of cloud, which extends all the way to the east coast of the United States, is going to snake towards us.”
He added: “A weather front is just wriggling across parts of England and into southern parts of Wales.”
A weather front today will cause outbreaks of rain across some parts of the UK and brisk winds are going to continue to batter parts of the country at times.
This morning rain in the south west, Wales, the midlands, as well as parts of eastern England will move away, before returning with a vengeance from the west in the afternoon.
However, the worst of the downpours will be in northern Scotland, where it is going to be windy to start with, although they are going to ease a little as the day progresses.
In Northern Ireland there will be a large amount of cloud looming over the country, however, it will not be as prominent as it was yesterday.
Then in north west England, parts of the midlands, and Wales there is going to be some torrential rain, which is likely to cause travel disruptions.
The heavy downpours could also result in some localised flooding, meanwhile in the south there will be a lot of dry weather and sunshine.
Sadly this will not last long as it is going to turn increasingly windy this evening.
Overnight and into Thursday the rain across the south west, Wales and northern England pushes eastwards as it is accompanied by very powerful gusty winds.
Gale-force wind speed could fall anywhere between 50 and 60 miles per hour, although it is possible it could go higher than this.
Forecasters predict southern sections of the country to be hit with the windiest weather in the early hours of Friday morning.
Britons have been told to check before travelling on Thursday and Friday as heavy rain and gales could cause some disruptions.
With the arrival of Storm Ali bookmaker Coral has been prompted to cut odds on this month ending as the wettest September on record to 6-4.
The firm also have odds of 4-6 that the wind reaches as high as 100mph this week in the mainland of the UK and they are offering 2-1 that this winter is the coldest ever in this country.
“It’s going to be a wet and windy few days in the UK,” said Coral spokesman John Hill said.
“As a result the odds have been slashed on this month ending as the wettest September on record and the wind speed to reach as high as 100mph in mainland UK.”
BBC Breakfast airs weekdays at 6am on BBC One.