Storm Jorge was also named on February 27, 2020. First published on Fri 25 Dec 2020 13.16 EST More than 1,300 households in Bedfordshire have been urged by police to evacuate their homes due to a risk of flooding as swathes of the UK … single authoritative system should aid the communication of approaching severe weather through media partners and other government agencies This is based on a combination of both the impact the weather may have, and the likelihood of those impacts occurring. Storm Aiden 2020: Met Office UK weather forecast as rain and 70mph winds to batter Britain A stormy start to October is predicted as Met Office experts warn of … close. In the summer of 2019, the Met Office and Met Éireann reopened their social media call for storm names and said that thousands of suggestions were received. Torrential rain has brought widespread flooding elsewhere and people have had to be rescued from vehicles and homes. What are the 2020 storm names in the UK? UK storm names 2020/2021: The full list of new Met Office storms, why they are named and who decides them Aiden, Bella and Phoebe have all made the cut. A wet and windy end to 2020 is in store for much of Australia as severe thunderstorms, giant hail and heavy rain is forecast for New Year's Eve Sydney will … We would encourage you to leave if it is safe for you to do so, as soon as you are able to do so. The UK has seen its fair share of storms already this year. 11 August 2020 Share. Met Office Storm Names 2020: These are the next storms coming to the UK after Dennis and Ciara ... Jillian MacMath UK and World News Reporter. The UK has already seen a few storm names ticked off of the Met Office’s official list so far this year, but what are the other names lined up for the rest of 2020? Storms that occur up until 31 August 2021 will be included in this season. The letters Q, U, Y, Z and X are not included in the list. Elsewhere in Bedfordshire, nine people and three dogs were rescued using an inflatable boat from a flood-hit property in the village of Harrold. Britain’s worst storms. Supt Steve Ashdown, who is leading the response, said officers had visited more than 1,300 homes in the area on Thursday. Most of those evacuated were able to find overnight accommodation with friends and family, with a special exemption from Covid-19 restrictions, while about 100 people were transferred to a hotel. The arrival of Bella, which follows relatively calm and cold conditions across the UK on Friday, has led the Met Office to issue an amber wind warning for travel disruption in south Wales and across southern England on Saturday. This week could be the hottest week of the summer so far, with … Wed 5 Feb 2020 06.49 EST Last modified on Wed 5 Feb 2020 17.51 EST The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for wind across the whole of the UK from Storm Ciara this weekend. Storm Ciara lashed the United Kingdom on Sunday with heavy rain and winds of up to 80mph (130km/h), damaging buildings and causing transport disruption. UK weather: Britain could hit 34C in coming days - but storms predicted to follow. Storm Dennis also brought heavy winds to the UK, and was named on February 11, 2020, with impact on the UK and Ireland recorded as February 15 to 16. STORM Aiden will be the first cyclone to batter the UK this winter as the Met Office releases its full list of storm names for the coming year. Ashdown asked residents who were able to leave their homes to do so in a “Covid-safe way” if possible, recommending they go to a single location and stay there until it is safe to return.