It is understood Storm Ciaran is forming at this present time and could make landfall in the UK next week, potentially disrupting flights in the country.
It is understood, based on current weather modelling, that Storm Ciaran could hit the UK as early as next Thursday.
This is of course subject to change pending wind direction and speed which will drag the storm along the predetermined areas.
Storm Ciaran Is Forming & Could Affect Flights in the UK…
The UK has had flights disrupted by previous storms over the course of this year, but what can we expect from this?
It ultimately depends on what the storm will bring to the country, whether it be high winds as well as damage to infrastructure etc.
If high winds come as part of this storm, then we could see flight cancellations, as we saw previously with Storm Babet at Aberdeen Airport earlier this month.
We could also see a number of flights divert to airports where the wind speed is less significant. Again, with the high winds during Babet, flights were cancelled and diverted elsewhere, with Storm Ciaran expected to do the same to UK flights.
However, a lot can change in the space of a week, as the Jetstream could move the storm to other parts of Europe. This is at the moment the case of waiting to see what happens.
All eyes will be on next Thursday when Storm Ciaran makes landfall, and to see what effect this will have on UK flights.
This remains a developing story.
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