The severe gale force winds caused some slight structural damage to a building at Park Plaza in the centre of Leeds. Some metal cladding came loose but nobody was hurt in this incident. One Yorkshire roofing specialist reported a six-fold increase in enquiries as a result of the gales.
The Humber Bridge was closed for a time to all vehicles and the Tinsley Viaduct on the M1 at Sheffield was closed to high siders.
After a night of strong gusts across the Calendar region, our weather forecaster Jon Mitchell tells us which parts suffered the most.
- High Bradfield (above Sheffield) 78mph
- Emley Moor 73mph
- Church Fenton 67mph
- Bramham Park 64mph
- Fylingdales Moor 64mph
- Wilsden 62mph
- Waddington 60mph
- Scampton 59mph