PUBLISHED: 04:42, Tue, Sep 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 04:42, Tue, Sep 29, 2020
The 900-mile wide weather front will sweep across Britain bringing wet and windy weather for four days. If the strong Atlantic air crashes into the UK with enough power to signal a weather warning, then it could be the first named storm of the 2020/21 season.
Marco Petagna, Met Office Meteorologist, indicated that Storm Aiden could soon hit the country.
He said: “The Atlantic jetstream will really power up and could generate very wet and windy weather late in the week.
“Computer models show potential for deep areas of low pressure.”
From Wednesday, a storm will bring 70mph winds with Scotland predicted to be hit the worst.
The UK will be battered by an Atlantic storm bringing winds up to 70mph this week (Image: WXCHARTS)
Heavy rainfall is also set to come crashing in with the stormy weather.
Temperatures are forecast to drop from the mid-teens Celsius to the very low single figures in some areas of the country.
Morning frost is expected to become common in the north and west of the UK towards the end of the week.
Before Wednesday’s storm hits the UK, Tuesday is expected to be a more pleasant day.
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The 900-mile wide weather front will sweep across Britain bringing wet and windy weather (Image: WXCHARTS)
Alex Deakin, Met Office Meteorologist, said: “The weather could get very lively later this week so enjoy the relative serenity of Tuesday if you can where most places will be dry and bright with sunny spells after a bit of a chill in the air first thing.
“The main exception to the sunny skies will be across parts of eastern England,