Hurricane Bawbag strikin the Breetish Isles
|Teep||European windstorm, extratropical cyclone|
|Formed||7 December 2011|
|Dissipatit||13 December 2011|
|Lawest pressur||956 mb (28.2 inHg)|
|Heichest gust||165 mph (265 km/h) at Cairngorm Summit|
|Auries affectit||Breetish Isles, Scandinavie|
Hurricane Bawbag wis an intense extratropical cyclone, alsae kent bi the name Friedhelm, which brocht hurricane-force winds tae Scotland at the beginnin o December 2011. The storm brocht prolanged gells an rochle seas tae the rest o the Breetish Isles, as well as pairts o Scandinavie. On 8 December, winds reached up tae 165 mph (265 km/h) at elevatit auries, wi susteened wind speeds o up tae 80 mph (135 km/h) reportit athort populous auries. The winds upruitit trees an resultit in the closur o mony roads, brigs, schuils an businesses. Oweraw, the storm wis the worst tae affect Scotland in 10 years, tho a stranger storm occurred less nor a month efterwairds, on 3 Januar 2012.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Low Pressure Systems 2011". Institute of Meteorology, Free University of Berlin. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
- Cook, James (8 December 2011). "Scotland battered by worst storm for 10 years". BBC News. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
- "A major winter storm brought very strong winds across much of the UK on 3 January 2012". Met Office. Retrieved 13 January 2013.