In Scotland raging hurricane “Barbara”

В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

Photo: BBC News

Scotland was hit by hurricane “Barbara”
В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

Photo: BBC News

Scotland was hit by hurricane “Barbara”
В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

Photo: BBC News

Scotland was hit by hurricane “Barbara”
В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

Photo: BBC News

Scotland was hit by hurricane “Barbara”
В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

Photo: BBC News

Scotland was hit by hurricane “Barbara”
В Шотландии бушует ураган "Барбара"

Hurricane Barbara, which hit Scotland, resulted in power outages, disruptions in traffic and closure of schools, reports BBC News.

The wind speed at one of the Scottish Islands reached 146 kilometers per hour.

On Friday in the North-Western part of Scotland was closed almost 120 schools 8,5 thousand children.

In some areas of Scotland was disrupted movement of trains and buses, cancelled ferries to nearby Islands.

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Airport Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis was closed after two aircraft are unable to make a landing there and returned to airports of departure in other Scottish cities.

On some Islands in the North-West of Scotland there had been a power outage. The power companies had to draw on reserve power and declare a “yellow” alert level, which involves additional duty.

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In Edinburgh due to strong gusty winds for a few hours was closed to the public square of St. Andrew, the Park high-rise attractions (they later discovered) and the Scottish market.

The Scottish environment Agency has recorded eight of flooding and warned about the same number of possible new flooding in the coming days.

According to weather forecasts, hurricane “Barbara”, as well as slightly less powerful hurricane “Conor” will rage in Scotland for at least the next three days, that is, in the midst of the Christmas holidays.

Recall that in Haiti, the hurricane “Matthew” washed away entire cities.

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