The Met Office said the beginning of the 60-hour weather bomb
will arrive in the far south west in the early hours and throughout the day it moves further north.
But the worst is yet to come as Storm Gareth sets in, unleashing a "weather bomb
" today, with gales of 80mph and 60mm of rain in some areas.
Weather explained, from Sudden Stratospheric Warming to Spanish Plume or Arctic Weather Bomb
to Atlantic Superstorm
Water crashed into the breakers and threw spray into the air as people in cars parked nearby watched the weather bomb
hit the region.
Spanish forecasters said an "explosive weather bomb
" is coming and will affect more than 80% of the country.
The Siberian weather bomb
lived up to its name as it sparked the country's first-ever extreme snow warning, bringing chaos to our schools and transport network.
Even a weather bomb
warning didn't stop a group of determined Chapelhall slimmers from sticking to their weight loss goals.
The fast-developing storm has been dubbed by forecasters as a "weather bomb
," a "bombogenesis" or "bomb cyclone." Through Friday, as much as 45 centimetres (17.72 inches) of snow is expected in parts of New Brunswick, while more than 50 centimetres (20 inches) of snow could be dumped on the eastern tip of the Gaspe Peninsula in the province of Quebec, according to Environment Canada.
A "bomb cyclone" or "weather bomb
" is an unofficial term for what is known as explosive cyclogenesis, according to BBC Weather.
As there has been warnings issued with regard to winter weather in the south-eastern part of the United States, it is expected that the "cold weather bomb
" would hit the area with heavy snowfall and record-breaking cold. Taking the weather warnings into consideration, the Delta Air Lines started taking steps to compensate for the unavoidable delays and flight cancellations which may take place due to the severe weather conditions.
Storm Brian was the result of a "weather bomb
" of low pressure in the Atlantic Ocean.