The Met Office has named a low-pressure system following Storm Malik that will hit Scotland on Sunday. 

The national weather service has called the intense area of low-pressure area Storm Corrie.

On Friday, the weather service issued an amber weather warning for parts of Scotland and Northern England, expecting guts of up to 80mph on Saturday as it moves towards Denmark. 

Here's differences between Storm Malik and Storm Corrie and what you should expect from the new storm.

Is Storm Malik different from Storm Corrie?

Yes, Storm Corrie is a separate low-pressure system for which The Met Office currently has a yellow severe weather warning in place.

In a tweet, the Met Office said: "Although storm #Malik will take its strong #winds away eastwards from the UK later today, another deep low pressure system just named #StormCorrie by the #MetOffice will bring further very unsettled weather, especially to Scotland later Sunday into Monday. Updates to follow"

Corrie will move eastwards across Scotland on Sunday and is expected to continue across the North Sea in the early hours of Monday.

We can expect gusts of 70-80mph, even perhaps 90mph in some coastal and mountainous areas from Sunday afternoon into the evening.

The Met Office has said that inland gusts could reach 60-70mph and the highest winds are expected over the northern half of Scotland, north of the Central Belt.

Why is it called Storm Corrie?

HeraldScotland: A stormy sea. Credit: PAA stormy sea. Credit: PA

Storm Malik was named by the Danish Meteorological Institute, that is bringing strong winds across the northern half of the UK through Saturday.

Storm Corrie follows a separate area of low pressure and is the fourth named storm of the season after Barra and Arwen. 

The Met Office names storms in association with Ireland’s Met Eireann and the Netherland’s KNMI meteorology service.

The next storm to directly impact Ireland, the Netherlands or the UK is Storm Corrie, according to 2022's list of storm names.

According to this list, the next storm to follow Corrie will be Dudley.

The 2021/22 storm season runs from September 2021 through to the end of August 2022.