23 - 24 December 2016 - Storm Barbara brought strong winds to the UK with warnings issued during the festive getaway.
Following closely on the heels of Storm Barbara, Storm Conor brought gusts in excess of 85 mph across northern parts of the UK on 25 - 26 December 2017.
Storm Conor brought stormy weather on Christmas Day and into Boxing Day, with very strong winds across northern Scotland and the Northern Isles. Gusts were typically between 70 and 80 mph.
|Site name||Area||Max gust (mph)|
|South Uist||Outer Hebrides||83|
The power cuts and travel disruption that arose from Storm Barbara were hampered further as Conor moved through, leaving many witout power during Christmas Day.