Storm Ali kills two as power cuts and travel chaos hit UK and Ireland

Two others are badly injured as gusts reach 102.2mph, downing trees and causing havoc on roads, on trains and at airports.

By Alix Culbertson, news reporter

Storm Ali has claimed two victims as tens of thousands of people were left without power and transport came to a halt in high winds and lashing rain.

As the UK and Ireland's first named storm of the season hit the British Isles it quickly caused devastation, with wind gusts reaching 102.2mph.

Shortly before 8am a Swiss woman in her 50s, who had only arrived in Claddaghduff, Co Galway, on Ireland's west coast, hours before, died when her...
source: The Sky News

2018-09-20 00:00
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