Storm Ali: A timeline of how it will hit South Shields
Storm Ali is currently hitting parts of the UK with wet and windy weather conditions, with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning of wind for South Shields until 10pm tonight.
Storm Ali will bring a spell of very windy weather with gusts of 50-60 mph possible inland.
Here’s an hour-by-hour breakdown of how Storm Ali will hit South Shields today.
Although the weather will still be quite sunny and warm, temperatures will begin to dip to around 13C as the wind picks up, reaching 55mph by 2pm.
14:00- Sunny- 17C- wind gusts of 55mph
15:00- Sunny- 16C- wind gusts of 54mph
16:00- Sunny intervals- 16C- wind gusts of 50mph
17:00- Sunny- 15C- wind gusts of 49mph
18:00- Sunny- 14C- wind gusts of 42mph
19:00- Sunny- 13C- wind gusts of 35mph
20:00- Clear- 13C- wind gusts of 32mph
21:00- Clear- 13C- wind gusts of 30mph
22:00- Clear- 12C- wind gusts of 27mph
23:00- Clear 12C- wind gusts of 28mph
Tomorrow is then set to see a mixture of sunny intervals and cloud during the morning, before heavy rain rains then hits throughout the afternoon and well into the evening. Maximum temperature of 16C.
Heavy rain is expected during the early hours of Friday, with the rain then easing throughout the day but returning on Sunday with heavier showers and a yellow warning of wind.
What to expect from the yellow weather warning for Storm Ali:
-Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible
-Some damage to buildings is possible, such as tiles blown from roofs. Falling trees or branches are possible
-Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
-Injuries and danger to life from flying debris
-Some roads and bridges may close
According to the Met Office, Atlantic weather systems are then likely to continue to arrive from the west through the rest of September, bringing generally wetter conditions.
Strong winds are likely at times with a low risk of gales. Between spells of rain there will be some pleasant sunshine, however it will feel cool during spells of strong winds.