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Ex-hurricane Ophelia impacts the UK

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia will bring stormy conditions to western parts of the UK.

1987 Great Storm

While the ‘Great Storm’ of 15 and 16 October 1987 is still one of the most talked about weather events in living memory, it was also a wake-up call for the Met Office and other organisations. Read about how things have changed since then and how it would be forecast and communicated now if it happened again.
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092
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