Flashcards in Weather & Climate - The Great Storm Deck (9):
On which day did the Great Storm hit the UK?
15-16 October 1987
Where was the cold air coming from?
The cold air was moving southwards from Iceland
Where was the warm air coming from?
From the west from the tail-end of Hurricane Floyd, and from high temperatures in Bay of Biscay
What and where was the highest wind speed recorded?
122m/h in Norfolk
What was the pressure at midnight on the 15th October?
What was the largest temperature increase in 1 hour at Heathrow?
7 degrees Celsius increase in one hour
How many people were killed?
How many trees were blown down?