Wet & windy week ahead for Wirral & Liverpool as ex tropical storms head towards UK


Unsettled weather is set to dominate the weather this week, thanks to a stronger Jet stream bringing  areas of low pressure towards the UK.

Ex tropical storm Karl will gradually make its way across the Atlantic through the week bringing heavy rain and strong winds.

The week will start very wet on Merseyside as the first low pressure system (karl) approaches, heavy rain is expected to batter the region through Monday along with strong winds.

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The rest of the week will remain unsettled with showers often merging into longer spells of rain.

It will stay rather windy, gusts are expected to reach around 35mph at times and there will be some drier, brighter breaks around too.

The Met Office has warned the low pressure systems will also bring winds of up to 80mph to nothern Scotland.

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