1968 Scotland storm

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1968 Scotland storm
TeepEuropean windstorm
Extratropical cyclone
Formed12 Januar 1968
Dissipatit18 Januar 1968
Lawest pressur956 mb (28.2 inHg)
Heichest gust140 mph (230 km/h)[1]
Damage£30 million (1968 USD)[2]
Auries affectitScotland, 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 January 2002. Retrieved 20 March 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "The Great Storm of 1968". SunnyGovan. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 April 2009. Retrieved 20 March 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "The Glasgow 'Hurricane'". Weatheronline. Retrieved 20 March 2012.
  4. "20 dead: Scots start mop-up". The Age. 17 January 1968. Retrieved 20 March 2012.