UK weather forecast: Storm Dennis is monster 1,200 MILE-WIDE weather bomb- shock new graph

The monster storm is verging on being the most powerful North Atlantic storm since records began 196 years ago. The Met Office has warned of flooding in homes and businesses due to five inches of rain set to being lashed. The Met Office has issued both amber and yellow warnings for wind and rain on Saturday and Sunday across the whole of Britain.

The amber warnings for rain will last until 6pm on Sunday.

They are spread across south west England, southern Wales, north west England and south east England. 

The yellow warnings for rain are in place across the whole of Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland during the same time.

People re being urged to be careful while they are out, particularly on the roads.

This comes just a week after Storm Ciara caused travel chaos last weekend.

Paul Gundersen, Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office said: “Another spell of very wet and windy weather is expected for Saturday.

“Although Storm Dennis is currently not expected to be as severe as Ciara, disruption is still likely.”

Saturday is predicted to be the most dangerous day. 

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Dennis will bring massive 50ft waves offshore, as well as 24ft waves on South-West coasts and 20ft on North-West coasts.

The system will develop in the North Atlantic before moving eastwards over the next few days.

Dennis will then hit the country on Saturday.

Hundreds of trains could be cancelled or severely delayed at the weekend.

This comes after 3,500 trains were affected last Sunday due to Storm Ciara, Network Rail data showed. 

Flights face being cut this weekend too.

Last weekend, more than 1,000 were cancelled due to Storm Ciara, FlightRadar24 data showed.

Heathrow cancelled 472 flights and Gatwick had 333 flights affected.

Four people also died during the storm.

This include a 58-year-old man, whose car was hit by a tree on the A33 in Hampshire on Sunday.

Another 50-year-old man died during a diving party off the west coast of Scotland near Oban.

And a 77-year-old man who fell in icy conditions in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire.

On Tuesday, a dog walker in his sixties was killed after being hit by a falling tree in Black Wood, Liverpool. 

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