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Why the Met Office names storms

Storms are named that could bring ‘medium’ or ‘high’ impacts to the UK and/or Ireland. Here’s an explanation of how this decision is made.

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Storm Ali leads the 2018/19 season

Storm Ali will be bringing strong winds and squally rain to northern Britain and Northern Ireland.

Tiree Clear night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Partly cloudy night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Partly cloudy night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Clear night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Partly cloudy night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092
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