1968 Scotland storm

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1968 Scotland storm
Teep European windstorm
Extratropical cyclone
Formed 12 Januar 1968
Dissipatit 18 Januar 1968
Lawest pressur 956 mb (28.2 inHg)
Heichest gust 140 mph (230 km/h)[1]
Damage £30 million (1968 USD)[2]
Auries affectit Scotland, Ingland, Northren Ireland, Denmark

The 1968 Scotland storm (or Hurricane Low Q)[1][2] wis a deidly storm that muived throu the Central Belt o Scotland in mid Januar 1968. It wis descrived as Central Scotland's worst naitural disaster syne records begoud an the worst gale in the Unitit Kinrick.[2][3][4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Destroyed by a devastating blow EVENT: Hurricane Low Q, January 1968". Herald Scotland. 5 Januar 2002. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "The Great Storm of 1968". SunnyGovan. Archived frae the original on 15 Aprile 2009. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2012. 
  3. "The Glasgow 'Hurricane'". Weatheronline. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2012. 
  4. "20 dead: Scots start mop-up". The Age. 17 Januar 1968. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2012.