Thursday, 7 December 2017

Storm Caroline to batter Britain with 90mph gusts and flying debris

Met Office warning of ‘devastating winds’ prompts cancellation of train services in north and west of Scotland

Storm Caroline is bringing the threat of injury and even loss of life to parts of the UK, Met office forecasters have said. It is feared that winds of up to 90mph in northern Scotland will also send debris flying, damage buildings and cause power cuts.

Severe gales were beginning to strengthen in the area on Thursday morning and forecasters put in place an amber “be prepared” warning – the second most severe – for areas north of a line from Aberdeen, in the east, to the Isle of Skye, in the west.

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from The Guardian