Two tropical hurricanes will unleash a brutal attack on Britain a day earlier than first thought sparking warnings to batten down the hatches Tonight.  Swathes of the UK will be hit by severe gales and torrential downpours through the weekend as Lee and Maria deliver their assault. Almost two months’ rain is forecast to drench Scotland, northern and southwestern England and western coasts on Sunday. Government forecasters say severe weather could pose a “danger to life” and have issued alerts across

parts of the country which are most at risk. Both hurricanes have in the past 24 hours changed track in the Atlantic with the remains of Lee now set to hit Britain tomorrow night. Northern and western regions are braced for severe-gale force winds and driving rain through the start of the weekend.Hot on the heels of Lee, the remnants of Hurricane Maria will arrive on Sunday drumming up another bout of disruptive weather. READ MORE