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The UK is to experience a series of storms that are expected to disrupt road, rail and air travel this week says AccuWeather

Rain and wind storms are expected throughout the country until at least Thursday. A windstorm may affect the country widely in the middle of this week.

Scotland should experience heavy rainfall and possibly some snow at the start of the week. Multiple showers will affect Northern Ireland, Wales and England.

Winds gusting up to 48km per hour will accompany rain across Northern Ireland, Wales, the Midlands and southern England at the start of the week.

A potent storm system is expected to bring repeated rain and intense winds to the country on Wednesday and Thursday. Northern parts of the country are most likely to be hit by flooding but disruptive and locally damaging winds of up to 65-80km per hour are expected throughout the country. Some locations will see gusting winds of up to 100km per hour.

British Airways in South Africa reports that operations are continuing as normal for now. eTNW will keep readers updated on this storu.

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