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UK Braced for Heavy Rain and 60mph Winds Amid Fallout From Hurricane Ian

Rain clouds over St Mary's Lighthouse in Whitley Bay, near Newcastle, UK.

Rain clouds over St Mary's Lighthouse in Whitley Bay, near Newcastle, UK.

Photographer: Owen Humphreys/PA Images/Getty Images

Heavy rain and 60mph winds are set to batter the UK amid the fallout from a huge storm in the US.

Flooding may affect parts of the country on Friday after torrential downpours, while a jet stream bringing low pressure will swoop in from the west coast, leading to possible wind damage.