Storm Claudio batters Britain: Video shows moment plane makes VERY bumpy landing at Bristol while cars battle flash floods in London… amid warnings of MORE downpours across the South East 

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  • The effects of Hurricane Claudio are forecast to be felt across most of the UK, with strong winds and heavy rain forecast
  • The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for parts of northern Scotland and the south east of England
  • Storm in France caused power cuts in parts of Britain yesterday, with more disruption expected today
  • There is a possibility of delay in road, rail, air and ferry transport while short term loss of power is also a possibility.

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Cars in London are battling a flash flood as passengers prepare to face the chaos of travel in the south east, with torrential rain and thunderstorms in the UK forcing a plane to make a rough landing at Bristol airport went.

The effects of Storm Claudio are forecast to be felt across much of the UK today, with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning for parts of northern Scotland and the south east of England from midnight to 3 pm.

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A French storm yesterday caused power outages in parts of Britain, with similar warnings being issued today.

The Met Office has warned that delays in road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely, while short-term power outages are also a possibility.

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Chief meteorologist Neil Armstrong said: ’30 to 40 mm of rain is expected in some areas, and where it falls on ground already wet from recent rains as well as fallen leaves spray on roads and flood. Also there may be delays in travel. ,

He added: ‘Much of the UK can expect strong winds on Wednesday, but the warning area highlights where speeds of up to 65mph will occur and therefore where there is likely to be some delay in travel.’

A statement from the Met Office also said: ‘Heavy rain may disrupt some of your morning commute, especially in the southeast. A cold start in the north with some foggy showers from the south and west.

This comes after footage emerged of a plane struggling to land amid strong winds at Bristol airport yesterday afternoon.

Footage of a plane struggling to land amidst strong winds caused by Hurricane Claudio surfaced at Bristol airport yesterday afternoon

Footage of a plane struggling to land amidst strong winds caused by Hurricane Claudio surfaced at Bristol airport yesterday afternoon

A car collided with a flooded part of the A1 due to torrential rain in London on Wednesday night, more rain expected today

A car collided with a flooded part of the A1 due to torrential rain in London on Wednesday night, more rain expected today

Heavy rain caused flash floods in Wembley, north west London, amid yellow weather warnings for much of the south east on Wednesday evening

Heavy rain caused flash floods in Wembley, north west London, amid yellow weather warnings for much of the south east on Wednesday evening

A van drives through a flash flood on the A1 in London on Wednesday night after torrential rain and travel devastation

A van drives through a flash flood on the A1 in London on Wednesday night after torrential rain and travel devastation

The plane’s nose pulled awkwardly as the pilot approached the runway, before passengers breathed a sigh of relief as the plane finally landed.

Meanwhile, 11 flood alerts and 10 flood warnings were issued in Scotland yesterday as Storm Claudio took hold.

Yesterday, a couple also had to be rescued when their £150,000 yacht capsized sandbanks in gale force winds as Storm Claudio brought winds of more than 80mph to the south coast, toppling trees, toppling buildings and hundreds Homes were left without electricity.

The man and woman, aged 40, were sleeping on a sailing yacht in Poole Harbour, Dorset, when it lost its anchorage at around 11.55 a.m. on Monday, as Storm Claudico struck the south shore.

80 mph southwesterly winds began blowing the 50-foot-long ship, the ‘Juno Lucina’, toward the multi-million pound harborside homes.

At one stage it was feared that the yacht might crash into the mansion’s private pier, before its keel hit a small sandbar, causing it to bend on its side.

Earlier that evening, eight people were rescued from a sailing boat off the Cornish coast on Monday in ‘extremely bad and unpredictable’ weather.

A portion of Brighton’s iconic West Pier was destroyed during the storm. The ghat, which now stands in ruins after being closed to the public in 1975, has partially collapsed into the sea.

Flash floods also affected the south coast with a driver driving through high water near Branksome Beach, Poole, Dorseton on Wednesday

Flash floods also affected the south coast with a driver driving through high water near Branksome Beach, Poole, Dorseton on Wednesday

Waves crash over Porthcaval Lighthouse and Wharf, Wales, as Storm Claudio brings heavy rain and strong winds today

Waves crash over Porthcaval Lighthouse and Wharf, Wales, as Storm Claudio brings heavy rain and strong winds today

The £150,000 luxury yacht (pictured) ran aground on a small sandbar in Keel Pole, Dorset, which was turning its side due to 80 mph winds brought in by Storm Claudico.

The £150,000 luxury yacht (pictured) ran aground on a small sandbar in Keel Pole, Dorset, which was turning its side due to 80 mph winds brought in by Storm Claudico.

A pre-school in Devon was evacuated on Tuesday afternoon after fears of a lightning strike. Fire services were called to Willand Pre-School on Tuesday at 2.20 p.m. after a minor fire broke out in an office.

Windy weather blew up two giant baubles on London’s Tottenham Court Road in the early hours of Tuesday.

When the Met Office announced the arrival of Storm Claudio, which declared thunderstorms reaching up to 70 mph in some parts of the country, giant baubles caused chaos among traffic.

They are reportedly part of an art installation by artist Tom Shannon that was due to be on display in St. Giles Square by Friday.

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