Great storm of 1987

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  • Great storm of 1987
    • causes
      • depressiomn that formed over the bay of biscay
      • depression centered near 47. N and 9. W
      • central pressure of the depression was 959mb
    • nature of the storm
      • temperatures rose by 10.C overnight
      • 70 knots (81mph)
    • impacts
      • 18 deaths in britain
      • 15 million trees lost
      • £2 billion insurance cost to industry
      • national grid failed and many were without power

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