Three Die As Ophelia Slams Ireland and Wales

Posted by on Monday, October 16, 2017
 
Two men and a woman have lost their lives from what was hurricane Ophelia.

When the storm lashed the region it cut power to thousands of homes and businesses in Northern Ireland and Wales, along with 360,000 in the Republic of Ireland.

The power company Northern Ireland Electricity said 15,000 households in the province should prepare to spend some time without power.

Several roads were closed and people were urged to remain at home.

Multiple homes and businesses were damaged.

Roofs were ripped from some homes as winds gusts over 100 km/h.

Flights were also disrupted as several UK planes were forced to land or divert.



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