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Powerful Storm Slams Europe With 142 mph Winds, Worst Storm Surge Since ’53

Written by on December 5, 2013 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 3 Comments

As forecast, the much anticipated, rapidly intensifying storm which forecasters have been closely watching for days struck northern Britain early this morning. The storm which formed rapidly over the northeast Atlantic to the south of Iceland and close to Scotland was fuelled and energised by a large thermal gradient and supported from above by a mighty 160kt+ jet stream which a strong low […]

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