Plymouth and Scilly ferries cancelled in storm warning

Brittany ferries
Image caption A Sunday crossing to Roscoff has been cancelled

Ferry services have been cancelled between Plymouth and Roscoff and Penzance and the Isles of Scilly because of forecast storms.

Brittany Ferries has cancelled the 16:30 GMT Sunday sailing from Roscoff to Plymouth and the 23:00 GMT from Plymouth to Roscoff.

All crossings by the Scillonian ferry on Monday have been cancelled.

Southern England is braced for gusts of up to 80 mph (120 kph) on Sunday and Monday.

There is also concern heavy rain could cause surface water flooding.

The Fal River ferry in Cornwall has also been cancelled on Monday.

BBC Weather presenter Peter Gibbs said a strong Atlantic jet stream was providing the "driving force" for the storm.

The strongest winds are expected on the storm's southern and western flanks.

Forecasters said a "very intense low pressure system" would bring the potential for strong winds, especially on exposed coasts in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, West Sussex, East Sussex and Kent.

There is more information about the forecasts for Sunday and Monday on the BBC Weather and Met Office websites. See BBC Travel News for up to date travel information and the Highways Agency and Traffic Wales websites for details about road conditions. BBC Local has information from your area.

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