Strong winds and rain leading up to Storm Atiya, expected to hit on December 12 in some areas of Scotland, Wales and northern England, have caused infrastructural damage.
Road, railway and ferry traffic has been disrupted in Scotland according to BBC.
Ferries have been cancelled in parts of the country, Edinburgh tourist attractions, including the Christmas market have been closed and train services in the Highlands have been affected by platform and rail line closures ahead of the storm.
BBC weather forecasters have issued a red alert ahead of Storm Atiya.
Snow is forecast in some areas of Scotland, Wales and northern England on Thursday, December 12. According to WXCHARTS snow, up to five inches of snow is forecast for areas of northern Scotland near Inverness, while northern Wales could also see a dusting of snowfall.
For the UK, the Met Office predicts travel disruption during the storm while the Environment Agency warns of coastal floods.