If it had formed a little further down the Atlantic, it would have been called Domingos and named by French meteorologists. But he was born between Canada and Greenland and the British expected it: they named him Ciaran. What is important for us is that yes, it will be another storm with a front affecting Portugal, especially in the north, very strong winds, waves up to 14 meters and rain on Wednesday and Thursday. Then it will be cold and even snowy.
But Ciaran is more than that: it is the most intense and deep depression of the season, which will hit the United Kingdom and part of Europe and then allow several wet and cold fronts to enter our country. In other words, we’ll enter November with the same weather as the last few weeks, but now the storms are coming from where they should come this time of year: from the polar regions, with associated cold.
Generally good agreement from the main models this morning #Storm Ciaran It will be at its deepest as it reaches southwest England at 950hPa early Thursday. The lowest pressure in the UK since 1954 was 948.4hPa. A tight pressure gradient and… pic.twitter.com/kld54k0hvZ
— Nahel Belgers (@WxNB_) October 30, 2023
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