Strongest ‘St-Jude’ storm ready to hit Britain
London, 28th October 2013:
The meteorological department of Britain has anticipated that the strong and ardent stormy winds will be ready to hamper road, rail and airport services on Monday since the strongest hurricane is foretold to engulf half of the Britain during rush-hour as per warning forecasted on Sunday.
The speed of the stormy winds is estimated to be 80 mph (130 kph) and rain will be unleashed early on Monday morning. The gale or speedy winds would be ready to interrupt the commuting routes of London and across the central region, an officer from met department said.
Spearheaded by Prime Minister David Cameron, a meet between the Environment Agency, forecasters and government departments was arranged on Sunday for discussing the contingency plans in order to cope up the aftermaths of the storm.
All rail routes were being rescheduled and its notification has been put on board already while the Highways Agency issued warning about the road bridges that may perhaps remain closed. Delays and cancellations in varied regular and routine services were anticipated according to London’s main Heathrow airport.
A spokesman from Met office namely Helen Chivers informed, “The thing that’s unusual about this one is that most of our storms develop out over the Atlantic so that they’ve done all their strengthening and deepening by the time they reach us.”
“This one is developing as it crosses the UK, which is why it brings the potential for significant disruption … and that doesn’t happen very often.”
The information has been already issued in context of the estimated disruption to conveyance and power supply services.
The Dutch Meteorological entity said that the affect of storm and strong winds will be felt in the partial Netherlands on Monday.
One of the Europe’s busiest airports, called ‘Amsterdam’s Schiphol’, has also conveyed that delays and cancellation are inevitable whereas the national railway services are told to be affected.
The speed of winds was measured more than 110 mph during its earlier hit in 1987 without sending any warning signals of its invasion, leading zillions of pounds ruin and rousing fingers at Britain’s national forecasting department.
But contrary to met department’s earlier encounter with sudden windy attack, the advanced and sophisticated modern technology has already rung the danger signal to stitch in time averting severe loss as it has been in continuous discussion with the local councils, emergency services and transport operators for a week now.