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Storm Brian has officially been named

Storm Brian has been named by Met Éireann, the Irish metereological service. It will bring  strong winds to Ireland and the UK on Saturday.

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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.

Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy shower day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Light shower day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Heavy rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light rain 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy shower day 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy shower day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Light rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light shower day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Updated 14:00 on Thu 19 Oct 2017 BST
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