Extreme weather event in Uk - Storm Emma

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  • Storm Emma
    • Happened February and March
      • Temperatures as low as -15C at night.
    • Impacts
      • 4 deaths - mainly from road collisions. Power supplies cut. 100 people stuck on a strain for 14 hours
      • £10m worth of damage to cars in 3 days. Hundreds of schools closed. Flights cancelled.
      • Danger of flooding after thaw.
    • Responses
      • Farmers helped to clear snow. RAC attended 8000 breakdowns. Employers encouraged to send staff home early.


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