Storm Dennis: Sheffield to be battered by weather bomb on Saturday and 24 hours of non-stop rain

The Met Office has predicted that Sheffield will be battered by relentless heavy rain for 24 hours straight this weekend, as Storm Dennis gets underway in the UK.

Friday, 14th February 2020, 11:31 am
Updated Friday, 14th February 2020, 1:08 pm

The downpour will begin at 8am on Saturday morning (February 15) and will continue without any let up until 9am on Sunday, when it will ease off for a cloudy but dry afternoon.

Amber weather warnings are in place for Yorkshire for the weekend, with strong winds also expected to blow as fast as 46mph in Sheffield.

The temperature will be quite mild in the day, with highs of 11C, however at night it could fall to 1C.

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Weather warnings are in place as Storm Dennis sets in.

The Met Office have warned people to expect disruption to transport and power as the storm batters the area.

Storm Dennis is threatening to wreak havoc on the UK with winds reaching 70mph, a deluge of heavy rain forecast and "significant disruption" for commuters predicted.