2 March 2016 - Storm Jake saw strong winds across south-west England and Wales with a peak gust of 83 mph recorded at Mace Head.
Storm Jake impacts
Impacts were most widely felt across South Wales and South-west England with power outages, falling trees and tiles blown from houses causing disruption and some road closures.
|Site Name||Area||Max Gust (mph)|
|Mumbles Head||West Glamorgan||77|
|Needles, Old Battery||Isle of Wight||77|
|Isle of Portland||Dorset||75|
|Pembry Sands||South Wales||69|
Storm Jake satellite imagery
Severe weather advice
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Why are we naming storms?
'Name our storms' is a pilot project between the Met Office and Met Éireann which aims to increase awareness of severe weather and ensure greater safety of the public.
Over the course of Autumn/Winter 2015 wind storms with the potential to affect the UK and/or Ireland will be given a name to help effective communication of the storm and its impacts.