Storm waves crashing against a harbour wall

Storm Gertrude

Storm Gertrude impacts

Storm Gertrude saw a red wind warning issued for the Shetland Islands where winds in excess of 100 mph were recorded.

The table below shows the strongest wind gusts recorded on the 29 January 2016:

Storm Gertrude - Maximum gust speeds (mph)
Site Name Area Max Gust (mph)
Lerwick Shetland 105
Baltasound Shetland 105
Sella Ness Shetland 97
South Uist Outer Hebrides 91
Inverbervie Aberdeenshire 87
Orlock Head County Down 85
Machrihanish Argyll 84
Aberdaron Gwynedd 81