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Windy conditions and heavy rain are expected as a storm arrives tomorrow from Europe, the Met Office has said.

Storm Barbara, named by Spanish meteorologists, is due to strike Spain and Portugal from Tuesday, with some areas on the Iberian peninsula possibly seeing the equivalent of four to six weeks’ worth of rain in just a few days.

British forecasters say they are not expecting any “major impacts” from the storm system, although a yellow weather warning was issued for the south this morning.

Met Office spokesman Oli Claydon said: “It’s not a storm that’s had any naming influence from us.

“But it will bring some some wind and rain to parts of the UK, particularly in the South tomorrow.

“From this evening, into the early hours, there will be a band of rain moving in from the South, bringing some at times heavy rain, particularly in the South East, and then following that later in the day, a period of stronger winds, particularly again in the South East.”

Mr Claydon said winds could be particularly strong across “exposed coastal locations” and through the Dover Strait.

“Any ferry crossings, for instance, could be quite rough,” he said, adding: “It’s all below warnable levels for us.”

Mr Claydon said the UK can expect “unsettled” weather for the rest of the week.

“That wind and rain clears off into the North Sea and after that we’re left with a continued spell of unsettled conditions across the UK through the week,” he said.

“There will be periods of slightly more settled conditions and at times brighter weather as well, so there will be some sunshine around.

“But generally remaining broadly unsettled, with further wind and rain to affect the UK through the weekend as well.”

Here’s a look at what it means around the country:

Scotland
Patchy rain is on the cards for Scotland on Wednesday, kicking in from late morning.

The drizzle will linger in northern areas, with showers developing in the south.

Central areas will be drier, however the odd shower cannot be ruled out it will also be blustery in the north and west.

Wales
Wednesday is looking mainly cloudy and unsettled with outbreaks of rain.

Turning breezy in the afternoon, it will be mild at around 15 to 17c.

North West and North East
Cloudy with showers possibly heavy at times becoming isolated during the afternoon .

Sunny spells later on before it will turn breezy or windy later in the day.

Midlands
Wednesday is looking mainly cloudy with rain tapering to showers in the afternoon.

Turning windy as the day progresses. However, it will be mild.

South East
A very wet start with strong wind gusts along the coasts, but rain and winds will ease into the afternoon as the front clears northeast.

Breezy sunny spells with a chance of showers will follow.

South West
Wednesday is looking mainly cloudy and unsettled with outbreaks of rain.

Turning breezy in the afternoon. However, it will be mild.

London
A very wet start to the day with bands of heavy rain in the area and a moderate to strong breeze.

Winds and rain will ease later in the afternoon as the front clears away to the northeast.

Northern Ireland
Cloudy with sunny periods Wednesday and the chance of a few showers.

Turning windy in the afternoon as a brisk northwest winds develops.