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Storm Bronagh

Storm Bronagh was the second storm of the 2018/19 storm season. It brought gusts up to 78 mph to parts of England and Wales.

Storm Bronagh was named on 20 September with strong winds forecast particularly for the southern half of the UK.

It brought widespread strong winds and heavy rain, with the strongest gusts being recorded across the hills and coasts of England and Wales.

Storm Bronagh - Maximum gust speeds (mph)
Site name Area Max gust (mph)
Needles Isle of Wight 78
Berry Head Devon 69
Capel Curig Gywnedd 64
Mumbles Head West Glamorgan 63
Pembrey Sands Dyfed 62
Isle of Portland Dorset 61
Culdrose Cornwall 61
Emley Moor West Yorkshire 60
Plymouth Devon 60

Storm Bronagh impacts

Storm Bronagh brought flooding in parts of Wales and Yorkshire as well as some disruption to power supplies and channel ferry crossings. Fallen trees also led to some rail delays and cancellations.