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Storm Doris
« on: February 23, 2017, 05:17:37 pm »
Doris reached a peak at about 6 am here in N Ireland with raging wind and rain belting off the windows to wake us from our slumbers.
Not much damage fortunately - it blew over a trellis and an arch in the garden and a few pots "repositioned".
It began to calm down after midday.
I was very relieved that we had our ridge tiles fixed more securely in December last.

From the news today it reached mainland UK a few hours later, and some Northern areas has snow :o.
Batten down the hatches folk!

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Re: Storm Doris
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2017, 06:35:47 am »
Certainly no joke here in Cambridge. Not much rain (that was the previous day - a 24 hr downpor) but a lot of wind.

Large trees came down across the region; our bins went "walkies"; there was a report of a "flying trampoline".

Lot of info and good pictures here

I went past the Victoria Avenue tree just before the police closed the road

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Re: Storm Doris
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2017, 10:56:39 am »
Couple of fence posts broken, but no major damage. Lots of twigs down along the lane, but no trees.