Storm Alex is bringing strong winds and rain to France and Southern England. This would normally go in the Weather Watch blog post but we have a lot to chat about in that post today.
Storm Alex was named by Meteo France earlier in the week. Red warnings have been issued for france by Meteo France for this storm.
This blog post from the Met Office explains about why it was storm Alex https://blog.metoffice.gov.uk/2020/09/29/storm-alex-or-storm-aiden/
This was an image of Storm Alex from earlier today from EUMETNET
Here are some of the highest gusts from the UK side so far
Some damage in France from Storm Alex
116 mph recorded in Le Talut
The latest Met Office warnings for the UK can be found here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2020-10-02
and warnings for France can be found here with Meteo France https://meteofrance.com/
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