There will be no let up to the wind and rain pounding parts of the UK in the run up to Christmas as a low pressure system sweeps across the country.
Weather warnings remain in place for south-west and north-east regions owing to strong winds from Storm Atiyah.
High winds and torrential downpours have been forecast across Scotland this week as the country braces itself for Storm Diana.
The north of Scotland is bracing itself for a spell of wintry weather with forecasters warning of thundersnow and travel disruption.
The north and north-east is braced for more wintry scenes as the Met Office extends the weather warnings for the north.
Motorists were yesterday warned to take care on roads because gritting treatments were expected to be “less effective” due to plunging temperatures overnight.