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Great Storm of 1987: What happened 30 years ago?

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 11: Hurricanes abroad have been dominating the news. But the worst storm to rip through the UK and northern France in the past few centuries occurred 30 years ago, on the night of October 15 and the early hours of October 16. It travelled at speeds of up to 120 mph, claiming 22 lives and costing billions worth of damage.

Hurricanes abroad have been dominating the news. But the worst storm to rip through the UK and northern France in the past few centuries occurred 30 years ago, on the night of October 15 and the early hours of October 16. It travelled at speeds of up to 120 mph, claiming 22 lives and costing billions worth of damage.
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