Grab the wellies: Hurricane Ophelia is due to hit Ireland on Monday

Grab the wellies: Hurricane Ophelia is due to hit Ireland on Monday

Hurricane Ophelia is set to batter Britain over the weekendWill Hurricane Ophelia hit Britain?

"Western parts of the United Kingdom will see the strongest winds, with gusts within the region of 60-65mph potentially on Monday".

"Ophelia is moving toward the northeast near 3mph (6km/h)".

Ophelia was moving to the northeast at 3 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour with higher gusts.

Ophelia is now a Category 1 hurricane.

Hurricane Ophelia is strengthening over the eastern Atlantic Ocean and could soon hit Europe.

But Ophelia will not be at hurricane status by the time it reaches the United Kingdom, as our waters are not warm enough to sustain it at that strength.

As of 5 a.m. EDT, Ophelia, which isn't now a threat to any land, was centered about 785 miles (1,265 kilometers) southwest of the Azores and moving southeast near 6 mph (9 kph).

"Temperature wise we could see mid 20s mainly across southern United Kingdom on Monday so there should be some quite decent weather", the Met Office said. The storm may affect the British Isles as an extra-tropical cyclone early next week, bring heavy rain and potentially damaging winds.

At the moment the track is very uncertain and it is therefore quite hard to decipher where the strongest winds will be.

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