Storm Dennis set to batter Wirral bringing danger to life large waves at our coasts

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Storm Dennis has been named by the Met Office and will bring strong winds to the country.

Wirral has been issued a yellow severe weather warning through Saturday as winds could reach up to 70 mph.

The storm will bring more disruption across the region and possible flooding.

Forecasters warn that large waves that batter the coast could be a risk to life.

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Steve Ramsdale, Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office said: “Another spell of very wet and windy ​weather is expected for Saturday, although Storm Dennis is currently not expected to be as severe as Ciara disruption is still likely.

“Our confidence in the forecast means we have been able to issue severe weather warnings well in advance, giving people time to prepare for potential impacts of the storm.

“With further warnings possible over the next few days people should keep up to date with the Met Office forecast using our website, app or by following us on social media.”

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Heavy rain is also expected with the storm and with already saturated ground there is a risk of further flooding.

Storm Dennis is expected to bring a range of impacts, including delays and cancellations to transport services, damage to power supplies and large coastal waves.

Storm Dennis has been named after Storm Ciara battered the UK on Sunday which brought stormy scenes right acrosss the region.

READ MORE: Shocking video shows people hit by large waves on Wirral seafront during storm Ciara

Wirral was issued an Amber weather warning for most of Sunday and the Met Office described it as a risk to life.

National Rail and Merseyrail reduced train services due to speed restrictions across the network.

West Kirby and New Brighton saw waves over top sea defences during the 60 mph winds.

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