Britain is set to be battered by gales yet again today as gusts reach speeds of up to 80mph and Storm Diana continues to lash the country with rain.
The Met Office has once again issued Danger to Life Warnings, which are today concentrated in south-west Scotland and south-west England.
Blasts of wind are sure to make conditions difficult for commuters and forecasters have predicted ‘nasty driving conditions’ for those on the road.
And trains have been affected all over the country with disruption between Nottingham and Newark Castle expected until 12pm, as well as in Barnetby, Lincolnshire, and Penzance. National Rail says Disruption between Motspur Park and Raynes Park expected until 11pm as there will be from Cardiff Queen Street to Rhymney.
Up to 35mm of rain could hit parts of Scotland over the course of just six hours and ‘widespread strong winds’ will hit vast swathes of the entire country.
A woman walks across the West Bay in Dorset where Storm Diana lashed sea foam onto the shore as the rain continues to pummel Britain
An uprooted tree in Birmingham after heavy winds as weather warnings for gusts of up to 80mph and persistent rain have been issued for parts of the country
A car battles its way through foam whipped up from the sea at West Bay in Dorset as stormy conditions continue to batter the UK
Women shelter from the rain in Bristol as rain continues to pound pavements across the country today thanks to Storm Diana
The Met Office has issued Danger to Life warnings in the south-west of England and the south-west of Scotland this morning as wind is expected to reach 80mph
Rain and wind is battering Boscombe Pier near Bournemouth this morning as the stormy conditions continue to blast Britain
Stormy seas are pictured throwing shingle onto the roads at Ventnor on the Isle of Wight as Storm Diana strikes the country
The waves are lashing the Isle of Wight coast this morning as stormy conditions persist across the UK and Danger to Life Warnings are issued
A lighthouse in Porthcawl overlooks the chaotic conditions below as the sea pounds into the shore while Storm Diana hits the UK
A yellow warning for wind covers the whole of England save for the south-east and East Anglia until 2pm and even inland gusts will reach speeds of 50mph.
Exposed areas of Wales and western England are likely to experience gusts of around 65mph but temperatures will remain mild as they were yesterday.
Lowest temperatures will be felt in Northern Ireland, with Derry at about 46.4F (8C) and similar levels in Dumfries, Stornoway and Glasgow.
England and Wales will experience warmer temperatures with Cardiff hitting 55.4F (13C), London at 53.6F (12C) and similar temperatures in Lincoln.
This graphic from the AA shows the various road incidents facing drivers across the country today (red triangles with exclamation marks inside) as well as closures up and down the country (no entry signs)
London will be drenched in heavy rain as will Pembroke, but Southampton is expected to be merely cloudy with temperatures at around 53.6F (12C).
Storm Diana is coming in from the Azores into a low pressure system, prompting the Met Office to issue a 36-hour warning between 3am Wednesday and 3pm on Thursday, including ‘danger to life’ conditions across coastal regions from Devon and Cornwall to the north west of Scotland and Wales.
Meanwhile hundreds of flights serving London airports were cancelled or delayed amid thick fog this morning with one in three planes disrupted at Heathrow yesterday.
Weather watchers have taken to social media to ridicule people for putting up Christmas trees before December only for Storm Diana to topple them.