First and second storms of autumn set to hit the UK this week - how will it affect London?

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Londoners will fear a return of the miserable and disruptive weather that caused chaos in the capital last week, as autumn is set to begin with the arrival of two heavy storms across the country.

Blustery winds as strong as 50mph are expected to begin in the northern regions of Scotland from Monday, leading to storms that will begin to hit the UK from Wednesday.

Experts have forecast heavy downpours of rainfall with the powerful winds bringing scattered showers to various parts of England.

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The Environment Agency has issued an alert across the country for flooding, meaning that damage to homes and businesses are possible.

London had already suffered torrential rain last week, as over 70mm of rainfall caused major disruption with floods throughout the city.

Weather agency, the Met Office, are expecting temperatures as high as 21℃ throughout the week, along with largely dry and cloudy conditions.

There is also a chance of low visibility due to misty and foggy weather towards the middle of the week, as the climate in the more rural areas become increasingly chilly.

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Light winds will develop from Tuesday as London enjoys some spells of sunshine with highs of 21℃.

The week will end with intermittent showers, with agency AccuWeather forecasting two hours of rainfall on Sunday.

Much like most places in the UK, conditions get wetter and rain becomes more frequent from next week, with four successive days of rainfall expected between September 27 and October 1, with a peak of 3.8mm.

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