Forecaster dismisses claims 'once-in-50-years' storm to hit

Brendan Jones, a forecaster with MeteoGroup, has rubbished claims that Britain is set to be battered by the worst storms in 50-years as "clearly over the top" and "nonsense".

He said: "The storm coming up is no worse than the winds last week. And in terms of wind they will not be as severe."


UK braced for storms

Parts of the UK are braced for more bad weather amid fears that heavy rains could cause more flooding.