Storm Dudley LIVE: Britons pick up debris after violent 80 mph winds ravage country
Britons are picking up debris after Cyclone Dudley hit northern England in the early hours of Thursday.
Violent winds of up to 80 mph hit many people without power in the worst-affected regions when an amber weather warning was issued.
The images reveal the extent of damage caused by the storm that swept across a large swath of England.
Nearly 1,700 homes in Wigan, Greater Manchester, lost power after strong winds caused power outages.
Northwest Electricity has warned weather could damage the overhead line, and the network operator went on to send engineers in to fix the problem.
The company said power cuts had also taken place in towns and villages across Lancashire and Cumbria.
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ONE Met Office An amber wind warning is in effect across northern England, southern Scotland and the Cape of Northern Ireland.
As of Thursday morning, yellow wind and ice warnings remained in place from the extreme north of Scotland as far south as Birmingham.
The wind warning is in effect until 6am today and the ice warning, affecting an area of Scotland, is in place until 10am.
From Friday, another storm – Eunice – is predicted to make landfall in the south and an amber weather warning is in place for the area, along with yellow warnings further north for winds. and snow.
There have been stark warnings that this could be one of the worst weather spells in 30 years, with winds of up to 100 mph in parts of the UK.
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