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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 Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny intervals 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Overcast 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Overcast 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Drizzle 58.439 -3.092
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