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. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (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.