Storm Franklin LIVE: Commuters told ‘avoid travel’ – thousands evacuated and without power

Weather: Amber storm warning issued in Northern Ireland

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More than 400 households have been told to evacuate in south Manchester, amid two severe flood warnings and in Sprotbrough, South Yorkshire, the River Don has burst its banks. Around 56,000 people are still thought to be without power following the effects of Storm Eunice over the weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow wind warning for large parts of the UK on Monday. The warning is in place until 1pm and the Met Office has warned that injuries and danger to life could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts.


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Good morning, I’m Olivia Stringer and I’ll be bringing you all the latest developments on Storm Franklin, for the next eight hours. Please feel free to get in touch with me as I work if you have a story or tips to share! Your thoughts are always welcome.

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