Storm Brian has eased after the UK saw gale force winds and high seas, although disruption was not as bad as had been feared. Gusts of mph were recorded in Capel Curig and Aberdaron, north Wales, with mph recorded on the Isle of Wight. The Environment Agency said three properties had been . Storm Brian is the next named storm to batter the UK, following in the footsteps of ex hurricane Ophelia and Storm Aileen.. While cleanup and power restoration continues after Ophelia, Storm Brian will deal the British Isles another blow with strong winds and rain into Sunday evening..