Weather: Strong winds and stormy weather set to batter London

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The Met Office says that the heavy rain has the potential to cause flooding on the transport network, with spray and hard driving conditions due to the combination of rain and wind.

Image: Tuesday's yellow warning is in place across parts of England and Wales.

Severe weather warnings for gales have been issued by the Met Office over the next three days.

The Met Office have said there is also a chance of power cuts, damage to trees and possibly buildings, after releasing a weather warning.

But strong winds are still expected and the Highways England warning applies to the whole of the UK.

Flooding also hit a section of the M60 motorway in Salford with Transport for Greater Manchester urging drivers to take extra care due to the amount of water on the roads.

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"Winds will moderate overnight and showers will become mostly confined to southwestern, western and northern counties with overnight lows of 8C or 9C".

"Both systems which will affect the United Kingdom are deep low pressure systems that have developed well north in the Atlantic Ocean, independent of the current Caribbean hurricanes".

Temperatures will dip below average for the time of year with highs of just 19C (66.2F) in the south and 15C (59F) elsewhere.

"By Tuesday night into Wednesday, another threat for damaging wind looks likely for the same areas that will deal with the first windstorm".

Very strong winds across the coastal counties of the southwest, south and possibly parts of the east coast are expected.

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