An Amber ‘danger to life’ alert has been issued by the Met Office with a second storm due to his Scotland on Sunday.  

Weather warnings were place across all of Scotland, northern England and parts of Northern Ireland for most of Saturday due to the high winds and rain. 

The amber weather warning for wind across northern parts of Scotland lasts from from Sunday afternoon into Monday morning. 

The alert warns of “Flying debris” which could lead to “danger to life”, falling trees, power cuts, damaged roof and high waves.  

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Chief meteorologist Dan Suri said: “Storm Corrie will bring very strong winds to the north of the UK, especially northern Scotland, on Sunday. This follows just one day after Storm Malik moves though also bringing a spell of very strong winds. 

“Storm Corrie will bring gusts of up to 90mph in exposed coastal locations in northern Scotland, with 70-80mph gusts more widely in the north.” 


Damage caused by Storm Malik

Saturday’s storm saw two people in the UK lose their lives. A nine-year-old boy in Staffordshire and a 60-year-old woman in Aberdeen were killed when they were struck by falling trees in strong winds caused by storms. 

Staffordshire Police said a man is in hospital after the incident which killed the boy. 

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Police were called to Hollington Road, Winnothdale, near to Tean, at 1pm on Saturday after reports that a tree had fallen on a boy and a man, and they were both taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital. 

A spokesman said: “Sadly, despite the best efforts of medical staff, a nine-year-old boy passed away. 

“The boy’s family are being supported by specially-trained officers. The man remains in hospital. 

“A scene remains at the location, where people are asked to avoid the area. The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”