Watch moment British Airways pilot aborts Heathrow landing as Storm Isha hits UK

A pilot was filmed dramatically aborting his landing at Heathrow as a passenger jet was buffeted by high winds during Storm Isha.

The clip, which has been viewed thousands of times, showed the pilot deciding to "go around" after attempting to land.

Gareth Dean, who was on board the flight, and later shared a clip of the incident online said it was "all very undramatic onboard, well done to the pilot!"

Earlier, passengers were filmed bursting applause after a pilot successfully landed a diverted plane at Gatwick, as the storm battered the UK with high winds.

Matthew Connell posted a short clip on X, formerly Twitter, which captured the hairy moment the plane appeared to wobble as it came in to land on Sunday night.

A pensioner died and thousands of homes remain without power after the storm brought gusts of up to 107mph.

Transport services were also disrupted with roads closed, rail lines blocked and flights diverted, while dozens of schools shut on Monday and more bad weather is to come.

The next storm due to hit the UK and Ireland has been named by the Irish Meteorological Service as Storm Jocelyn, which is expected to cause strong winds from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

The UK Met Office issued an amber warning for wind covering western and northern Scotland from 6pm on Tuesday until 8am on Wednesday.

Less serious yellow warnings were issued for wind across much of the UK north of Oxford and Peterborough, and for rain in an area of western Scotland stretching from the border with England to near Inverness.

An 84-year-old man died after the car he was a front seat passenger in crashed into a fallen tree in Grangemouth, Falkirk, Police Scotland said.

The incident happened on the A905 Beancross Road at around 11.45pm during an amber weather warning issued by the UK’s Met Office which covered the whole country.

Northern Ireland Electricity Networks said 45,000 customers were without power, while Electricity North West also said thousands of properties in north-west England had lost their supply.

Widespread power cuts in the Republic of Ireland were affecting more than 170,000 properties

The Met Office said Storm Isha – the ninth named storm to hit the UK since the season began in September – is moving away from the UK on Monday but conditions remained windy with a mixture of sunny spells and scattered showers.