Storm waves crashing against a harbour wall

Storm Eva

Storm Eva impacts

Storm Eva was named on 22 December 2015 by Met Eireann and proceeded to move across the UK bringing gales across Ireland and the northwest of the UK on 24 December.

The storm came on top of existing disruption where Storm Desmond had already brought heavy rainfall and flooding to Cumbria.

Storm Eva - Maximum gust speeds (mph)
Site Name Area Max Gust (mph)
Capel Curig Gwynedd 83
Needles Old Battery Isle of Wight 74
Abderdaron Gwynedd 70
Stornoway Outer Hebrides 68
Mumbles Head West Glamorgan 68
South Uist Outer Hebrides 67
Pembrey Sands Dyfed 66
Berry Head Devon 64

Storm Eva satellite imagery