Last Updated: Thursday, December 5, 2013

Scotland storm kills 1, injures 4

Heavy storm in Scotland has claimed life of a person and injured four others leaving tens of thousands of homes without electricity.

Winds of to 142 miles per hour hit the Scottish Highlands, and left all train services suspended in Scotland.

Storm left up to 100,000 homes without electricity in Scotland and another 7,000 homes in Northern Ireland, Time World reported.

The Environment Agency has issued more than 250 flood alerts across England and Wales.


Flood area map (around 17:00 UTC via Scottish Environment Protection Agency)
Red: A Flood Warning or Severe Flood Warning is in force for this area
Amber: A Flood Alert is in force for this area
Green: No Flood Alerts or Flood Warnings are in force for this area

Original post: Natural Disasters List December 5, 2013