Christmas Blackouts and Flood Warning: Storm Bella Hits Britain, Forcing Hundreds to Flee – Photos

According to the Meteorological Office, winds hit 83 mph (over 133 km per hour), reaching their highest velocity within the coastal village of Aberdaron in North Wales over the weekend.

Storm Bella hit the UK in a single day, unleashing heavy rains and winds throughout Wales and southern England. Mass blackouts have been registered within the Plymouth and Truro areas, in addition to in Bristol and Bath. Yellow warnings (for rain) and amber warnings (for intense rains and disruptive winds) have been issued throughout the entire of the United Kingdom.

Authorities additionally declared two “threat to life” flood notices.

Multiple photographs and movies, shared by individuals on-line, present the devastating energy of the storm.

Many Britons, nevertheless, most well-liked to joke concerning the “bad weather”, sharing traditional memes concerning the raging storm.


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