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A re-creation of the Great Storm of 1987

Archive picture from the Great Storm Photo: ITV Anglia

This satellite imagery has been pieced together by the Met Office to recreate an animation of the Great Storm of 1987 that took 9 hours to cross the UK and devastated many communities across England.

The image changes from night to day to illustrate the time it went through and how it could have been so much worse if more people had have been out and about on the roads.

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