Several thousands of homes in Scotland were left without electricity due to heavy snowfall, according to a British television channel Sky News.
As a result, suffered in last night to Scotland snow fell from 60 to 90 cm of snow, which was an unprecedented phenomenon, even for these sites.
Among the most affected by the bad weather areas - Gleneagles Ohterarder, Bracken and Grinloaning in the county of Perthshire in central Scotland, as well as Benkori and Alford in Aberdeenshire County in the north-east of the country.
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Unexpected for late March snowfall and frost struck Tuesday at the northern regions of the United Kingdom, leading to power outages, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation BBC.
In Scotland and Northern Ireland has dropped to 7.5 centimeters of snow, and the temperature in some areas last night dropped to No. 5 °. As a result of bad weather in Scotland were without power 22,000 homes. Energy were able to restore the supply of 20 thousand of them in the afternoon of Tuesday, in two thousand houses have to give light in the evening.
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Forecasters recorded in the northern areas of the UK abnormal for this time of the year cooling. Snow filled up with Scotland, rain fell as the cars on the roads just fell asleep.
The release of drivers and passengers, local authorities sent teams of rescuers. Not without accidents - with one of the highway slid and overturned school bus, killing a child, several students were injured.
And in Northern Ireland under the weight of wet snow broke off the wires on the power lines. As a result, more than 40 thousand. Inhabitants of the region were left without electricity.
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Children's toy - duck - partially buried in snow after blizzard in Derry, Northern Ireland. (REUTERS)
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Car stuck in the snow on the side of the highway A9 in Perthshire, Scotland, on March 30. (REUTERS / David Moir)
Girl tries to escape from the cold and snow in Dunblane, Scotland, on March 30. (REUTERS / David Moir)
Horse standing under a tree during a snowfall in Kinbuke, Scotland. (REUTERS / David Moir)
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LONDON, 25 November. The earliest for the last 17 years the snow hit the UK, which has led to difficulties in traffic and closing schools, according to the British broadcasting Corporation Bi-bi-si.
In the North of Scotland and the North East of England for the last day fell to 15 centimetres of snow. British the weather Bureau is predicting heavy snowfall throughout Scotland, the Orkney and Shetland Islands, North and North-East England.
Road service AA got about three thousand phone calls about the incident and the damage of the cars on icy and snowy roads. In many districts of Scotland Read more [...]
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The smoke from the Grímsvötn volcano in Southeast Iceland, which began erupting on may 21, 2011, rose on Sunday to a height of up to 20 km
The eruption of the Grímsvötn volcano in Southeast Iceland entered the active phase on Saturday, may 21. The plume of ash, smoke and steam from the volcano rose to a height of up to 20 km of Airspace over Iceland was temporarily closed and all domestic flights cancelled.
The ashes of the volcano Grímsvötn is not as dangerous as we Remarked, but European countries, despite the optimism of the Icelandic meteorological, just in case, prepare for trouble.
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on may 24. A powerful storm raging off the coast of Ireland and Scotland. Wind gusts can reach 180 km/h, the storm breaks trees, tear roofs off homes and tears transmission line.
Cause stormy weather is a cyclone called Udo (Udo), located on the West coast of Scotland. Hurricane deprived of electricity tens of thousands of homes. Police urges drivers to be especially careful on the roads.
Despite the fact that until the UK has not yet reached the volcanic dust, because of the strong hurricane airspace had to close.
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on 9 December. As a result of failures in the power grid caused by Gale force winds hit Scotland on 8 and 9 December, no light left at least 70 thousand households, reports Sky News.
In addition, due to the bad weather had closed many highways, bridges and railway sidings. Also suspended work almost all government offices, schools, libraries, sports and entertainment centers. Local authorities have advised residents not to go outside unless absolutely necessary.
Wind speeds of more than 70 meters per second caused an accident on one of the turbines of the power plant near the city Androssan. Read more [...]
Damage from powerful storms in Scotland is estimated at 157 million dollars. Shortened working day, blocked highways, interruptions in power supply and absenteeism of employees at work have also cause a noticeable drop in performance.
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3 April. Winter storm hit the northeast region of Scotland after last week in the country was recorded a record high temperature for March — plus 23.6 degrees Celsius.
In some areas of the country fell to 17 inches of snow. Snow storm knocked out the power line, leaving no light 3000 inhabitants.
Part of moving between settlements were closed. The meteorological service has issued a warning about the possibility of avalanches in the Grampian mountains in the North of Scotland.
Snow returned to Scotland
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Residents evacuated due to heavy flooding in Scotland. Scotland hit by heavy flooding and rivers burst their banks after heavy rains across the country.
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