This time lapse footage filmed over 30 minutes shows the storm moving in over the River Mersey and smashing into Liverpool today.
The video was filmed by local company Publish Group who uploaded the video to twitter saying: “Storm Bronagh bringing high winds and lashing rain sweeping down the Mersey – a lot of weather in 30 minutes!”
Storm Bronagh hit Merseyside overnight on Thursday with winds of over 50 mph and lead to part of Liverpool city centre being cordoned off due to safety reasons.
Brook street in Liverpool was closed after a window blew out on West Tower due to high winds.
— Tom Munns (@TomMunns1) September 21, 2018
The Met Office say that the weekend could see further unsettled weather, as there’s a risk of floods from very heavy rainfall.
Merseyside has been issued a severe weather warning for heavy rain through Sunday as up to 50mm of rain could fall.
The Met Office say: “During Sunday there is the potential for a developing weather system to track across southern UK, which is likely to bring a swathe of persistent and at times heavy rain, as well the potential for strong winds.
Have you made plans outdoors this weekend? Wet and windy weather is possible in some parts of the UK, but is it going to be where you are? You may want to check our weather update below pic.twitter.com/8GPnGFQ7wp
— Met Office (@metoffice) September 21, 2018
“Whilst there remains some uncertainty in the precise track and intensity of the system, and thus the location of the heaviest, most persistent rainfall, many places could see 20-30mm, with up to 50mm possible in some isolated spots.
“With strong winds also forecast in places, and recent heavy rain, drains and culverts blocked by debris could mean impacts in places which would not normally be affected by these rainfall amounts.”
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