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storm of 15/16 October 1987

H. P. F. Swinnerton-Dyer

storm of 15/16 October 1987

report for the Secretary of State for Defence

by H. P. F. Swinnerton-Dyer

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Published by Meteorological Office in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer and Robert P. Pearce.
ContributionsPearce, Robert P., Great Britain. Meteorological Office.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13910796M


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FORECASTING THE STORM OF 15–16 OCTOBER * FORECASTING THE STORM OF 15–16 OCTOBER * Morris, R. M.; Gadd, A. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE STORM DURING THE 15 OCTOBER At OOOOGMT 15th (Fig. I) an elongated trough of low pressure was located over a distance of about miles.

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About 15 million trees were blown down. Many fell on to roads and railways, causing major transport delays. Others took down electricity and telephone lines.

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