Storms and Floods

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Jameela Chowdhury 12A6 Geography
Miss Rehman
Great Storm of 1987
What: violent extratropical cyclone
When: the night of 15­ 16 October
Where: Bay of Biscay
Damages:£2 billion (£5.024 billion today)
Risk: High
Fallen trees blocked roads and railways and
left widespread structural damage primarily to
windows and roofs.
Several hundred thousand people were left
without power, not fully restored until more than two
weeks later.
The storm cost the insurance industry £2bn

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