Storm Arwen to hit Manchester - hour-by-hour weather forecast

The Met Office has issued a ‘danger to life’ warning in areas across the UK due to the imminent arrival of Storm Arwen.

Storm Arwen is expected to rain down on the city of Manchester at some point over the next 48 hours, according to a yellow weather warning from the Met Office.

The warning is expected to last from 12am to 6pm on Saturday and could potentially bring torrential rainfall and overpowering winds to the North West.

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The Met Office have also placed a ‘danger to life’ indicator over the storm, with potential widespread disruption to travel and flying debris caused by gales.

So, how is the peak of Storm Arwen expected to play out in Manchester?

Saturday’s hour-by-hour forecast for Manchester (Greater Manchester)

12.00am - Cloud and windy with showers, 37km/h gales and 1mm rainfall (4℃)

01.00am - Cloud and wind, 43km/h gales and 90% sky coverage coverage (3℃)

02.00am - Cloudy with wind, 39km/h gales and 95% sky coverage (3℃)

03.00am - Cloudy with wind, 39km/h gales and 99% sky coverage (3℃)

04.00am - Cloudy with wind, 37km/h gales and 96% sky coverage (3℃)

05.00am - Cloudy with wind, 33km/h gales and 93% sky coverage (3℃)

06.00am - MostlyCloudy with wind, 32km/h gales and 89% sky coverage (3℃)

07.00am - Cloudy, windy with rain, 33km/h gales, 95% sky coverage and 0.8mm rainfall (3℃)

08.00am - Cloudy with slight breeze, 30km/h wind and 95% sky coverage (3℃)

09.00am - Cloudy with slight breeze, 26km/h wind and 95% sky coverage (3℃)

10.00am - Cloudy with slight breeze, 30km/h wind and 95% sky coverage (3℃)

11.00am - Cloudy with wind, 33km/h gales and 95% sky coverage (3℃)

12.00pm - Cloudy, breezy with showers, 35km/h wind, 95% sky coverage and 0.8mm rainfall (2℃)

1.00pm - Cloudy with slight breeze, 33km/h wind and 95% sky coverage (2℃)

2.00pm - Cloudy with slight breeze, 33km/h wind and 95% sky coverage (2℃)

3.00pm - Cloudy, breezy with showers, 32km/h wind, 95% sky coverage and 1mm rainfall (2℃)

4.00pm - Cloudy with slight breeze, 30km/h wind and 95% coverage (1℃)

5.00pm - Cloudy, breezy with showers, 28km/h wind, 95% coverage and 1mm rainfall (1℃)

6.00pm - Cloudy with slight breeze, 26km/h wind and 95% coverage (1℃)

Source: The Met Office and AccuWeather