Breaking: Storm Hannah hits Britain with 82mph winds and heavy rain

Storm Hannah was experienced in major cities in the United Kingdom, After battering Ireland and leaving 10,000 homes without power, it hit the west coast of the UK late on Friday night. The Met Office said the highest gust of 82mph was clocked at Aberdaron on the Llyn Peninsula of North Wales.

A gust of 78mph was recorded at Pembrey Sands in Carmarthenshire, while a 64mph gust was observed at the Needles off the Isle of Wight.

At least 10,000 households were left without power and flights were cancelled as the storm hit the west coast of Ireland on Friday.

Trees fell onto overhead lines, cutting the power in counties Kerry and Cork. In Wales, more than 1,700 properties were left without power.


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