'Can't sleep!' Storm Aileen's 75mph winds and rain keep many awake as commuters braced for rush hour chaos
STORM Aileen is set to batter the UK as BRITAIN is on alert for the first named storm of 2017 unleashing 75mph gales and torrential downpours within hours.
Wild, wet and windy weather is on the way courtesy of Storm Aileen - our first named storm of the season.
The Met Office says the first named storm this season will bring gusts of up to 75mph.
A storm called Aileen will blast the UK with 75mph winds that will hurt people and damage property, forecasters warned, with flying debris and overflowing rivers expected.
BRITAIN is on alert for an onslaught of wind and rain as a violent storm is set to hit tonight.
Weather warnings issued and drivers told to take extra care on their way to work as first named storm of the year hits UK
UK weather: Storm Aileen about to hit Britain with 75mph winds - see what time it will arrive where you live?
Aileen is the first storm to be officially named in the UK this autumn - and it could cause travel chaos as heavy rain and gales lash Britain