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from 13 Aug 2017 03:00 UTC to 17 Aug 2017 15:00 UTC
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GALE FORCE GERT Here's the lowdown on Hurricane Gert - and what it means for the weather in the UK
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:18:00 +0200   thesun (en)

Hurricane Gert was detected miles off the US east coast, heading into the open Atlantic on August 16 What is Hurricane Gert? Hurricane Gert is a weather system moving across the Atlantic that has gained strength from the warm tropical waters. Typical for this time of year, the hurricane is currently....

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Tipperary warned to brace itself for aftermath of Hurricane Gert
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:18:00 +0200   tipperarystar (en)

Tipperary has been warned to brace itself for torrential downpours as it feels the effects of the tailend of Hurricane Gert this week. With heavy rain overnight on Sunday and into this Monday morning leading to spot flooding, the forecast is for more of the same. A Yellow Rain Warning is scheduled to remain in place for most of this week.

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GERT YOUR SHORTS READY Parts of UK set to bake in 28C sunshine this week as Hurricane Gert brings in warm weather SEPTEMBER is set to be 'very warm' according to the Met office
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:38:00 +0200   thesun (en)

PARTS of Britain are set to bake in 28C sunshine this week as Hurricane Gert brings in warm weather as forecasters predict a glorious Indian summer. The Met Office also says there is a 55 per cent chance September could be “very warm” in its three-month forecast. Hurricane Gert is bringing some hot weather our way.

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GERT YOUR SHORTS ON Parts of UK set to bake in 28C sunshine today as Hurricane Gert brings in warm weather SEPTEMBER is set to be 'very warm' according to the Met office
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:02:00 +0200   thesun (en)

PARTS of Britain are set to bake in 28C sunshine today as Hurricane Gert brings in warm weather as forecasters predict a glorious Indian summer. The Met Office also says there is a 55 per cent chance September could be “very warm” in their three-month forecast. Hurricane Gert is bringing some hot weather our way.

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Hurricane Gert aftermath pushes heavy rainfall across Ireland
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:09:00 +0200   irishtimes (en)

A rainfall radar image from Met Éireann at 1pm on Sunday showing rain clouds sweeping across the country. Photograph: Met Éireann Thundery and heavy downpours are spreading across the Ireland this afternoon as the aftermath of Hurricane Gert sweeps over the country.

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Tail-end of Hurricane Gert brings a tropical blast across the Atlantic to Devon
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:30:00 +0200   exeterexpressandecho (en)

Heavy rain is forecast to hit Devon on Sunday afternoon as the tail-end of Hurricane Gert arrives in the UK from across the Atlantic. The weather front has weakened as it made its way from off the coast of the United States, and is expected to bring rain followed by warm and humid weather later.

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Irish weather: Forecasters issue warning for 19 counties as menacing Hurricane Gert closes in
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:46:00 +0200   irishmirror (en)

. Met Eireann have issued a weather warning for 19 counties. Hurricane Gert is poised to bring misery to Ireland with a heavy and thundery downpours. As the menacing weather front closes in, Met Eireann have issued a weather warning for 19 Irish counties. The alert comes into force at 12 noon today and remains in place until 4pm on Monday.

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Offaly hit with weather warning as Hurricane Gert approaches
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:23:00 +0200   offalyexpress (en)

Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for Offaly and a number of other counties from tomorrow afternoon until Monday. The rainfall warning comes as the weakened Hurricane Gert gets close to Ireland. However, the remnants of the hurricane will still impact on Irish weather this weekend.

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Hurricane Gert is going to bring the hottest day of August
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:10:00 +0200   metro-uk (en)

People enjoy the warm weather on Southsea Beach in Hampshire. Hurricane Gert is upon us, but instead of being blasted by 100mph winds and storms, Britain is set for its warmest day of the month. The Met Office has said the storm will mix with mid-atlantic weather systems before hitting Britiain’s coastline today.

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Remnants of Hurricane Gert to send temperatures soaring
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:08:00 +0200   cambridge-news (en)

Temperatures could soar early next week as the tail-end of Hurricane Gert brings tropical weather to parts of the UK. According to forecasters at the Weather Channel, the storm will push very humid air across Britain. This will bring a heavy rain in the north and west, followed by a blast of warmth as it becomes fresher and drier into the week.

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Weather warnings issued as remains of Hurricane Gert head towards Ireland
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:42:00 +0200   irishtimes (en)

Met Éireann warns heavy rain will bring a risk of flooding from Sunday. has issued a countrywide yellow weather warning for heavy rain and possible flooding starting on Sunday. The warning comes as the aftermath of Hurricane Gert moves across the Atlantic towards northwest The forecaster....

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Heavy thundery downpours to hit tomorrow as aftermath of Hurricane Gert makes landfall
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:15:00 +0200   independent-ie (en)

“There’s still some uncertainty with regards to where it’ll fall the heaviest. At the moment it looks like Ulster, Connacht and west Munster are in the firing line, especially areas on higher ground,” Ms Walsh added. It appears there will be around 20-24mm of rain across the country while some....

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THANK GERT FOR THAT Aftermath of Hurricane Gert expected to bring a swell of tropical weather and ‘hottest day of the month’ THERE'S still a chance for the British summer to be salvaged
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 02:13:00 +0200   thesun (en)

THE REMAINS of Britain’s summer could be rescued as the aftermath of Hurricane Gert is expected to bring a swell of tropical weather and ‘hottest day of the month’. Although August’s patchy rain is set to continue this weekend, we are set for some sunny spells on Monday.

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Hurricane Gert could bring warmest day of the month
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:56:00 +0200   pressandjournal (en)

August 19, 2017. The aftermath of Hurricane Gert is expected to bring a swell of tropical weather to parts of the UK, with the potential for Monday to be the hottest day of the month, according to forecasters. Want more stories? Read More Register now for more free articles or subscribe today for unlimited access.

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Met Eireann issues three-day Status Yellow warning as Hurricane Gert approaches
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:13:00 +0200   beat102103 (en)

Met Eireann has issued a three day Status Yellow weather warning for the entire country as Hurricane Gert approaches. A warning was issued this afternoon which is valid from Sunday morning at 6am until Tuesday at midday. Met Eireann warns that warm, humid conditions are expected to develop on Sunday....

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Hurricane Gert’s strong winds create challenging race day in Chester
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:57:00 +0200   barrie (en)

Two-to-three metre waves and strong wind gusts created by Hurricane Gert made for a challenging day on the water on Thursday for sailors at Chester Race Week. The wind gusting more than 25 knots - that's about 50km/h - made for a difficult race. "It was blowing hard. We were all a little nervous about getting out there.

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Satellites Show Hurricane Gert Being Affected by Wind Shear
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:43:00 +0200   sciencenewsline (en)

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Gert in infrared light on Aug. 17 at 8:45 a.m. EDT (1145 UTC). AIRS data showed Gert coldest cloud top temperatures exceeded minus 63 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 53 degrees Celsius) and were being pushed northeast of the center.

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Cumbria's freak weather blamed on Hurricane Gert
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:11:00 +0200   newsandstar (en)

The freak weather Carlisle has been experiencing over the last couple of days has been blamed on Hurricane Gert . Experts believe that the remnants of the storm has caused the unusually erratic weather. August's patchy weather so far will continue for those in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the north....

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Rainfall warning in place for five counties as Hurricane Gert approaches
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:01:00 +0200   independent-ie (en)

There's bad news for potato farmers, as our national forecaster has said there are conditions conducive to blight, particularly in Atlantic coastal areas. Read More: Hurricane Gert set to bring more unsettled weather to Ireland this weekend This NOAA handout GOES-16 satellite image obtained August....

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Hurricane Gert set to batter Scotland with winds of up to 50mph and thundery storms
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:31:00 +0200   heraldscotland (en)

Hurricane Gert is now travelling along the eastern coast of the US. It is expected to move east and become a low pressure system with its centre between Iceland and northern Scotland, Met Office forecaster Luke Miall said. He said: “At the moment we might see a bit of a north-south split.

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