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Inquest resumes into death of 26-year-old IoM TT rider

Adam Lyon was 26-years-old from Scotland and was riding in his first TT Races. Credit: Facebook

An inquest will resume today on the Isle of Man into the death of Adam Lyon who died in this year's TT races.

The 26-year-old engineer from Helensburgh in Scotland was fatally injured in a crash on the Mountain Course in June.

Previously at Douglas Courthouse, Coroner of Inquests John Needham was told it was the first time he'd competed in the famous motorcycling event.

Adam was the second to die in this year's races after Manx rider Dan Kneen.


WATCH: Underwater video taken along IoM coast reveals another world below

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A video taken under the sea around the Isle of Man has been viewed over 100,000 times on social media.

Craig Whalley placed his waterproof camera on a fishing line and the result was spectacular.

In the video, shared via Facebook, Craig captured a huge shoal of fish, including dogfish and other types of shark, living below the Irish Sea around the Manx coast.


IoM Coastguard aid warden on Calf of Man via helicopter

Port Erin coastguard were called to the Calf of Man yesterday. Credit: Port Erin Coastguard

Rescue teams on the Isle of Man were called out yesterday during Storm Ali to a casualty on the Calf of Man.

Port Erin Coastguard flew by helicopter to a warden who had fallen from a ladder inside a lighthouse, extracting him using rope rescue.

The helicopter landed at Rowany Golf Club, where the casualty was made comfortable before being taken to Nobles Hospital.

Sailings and flights cancelled to and from IoM

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Sailings and flights between the Isle of Man and parts of the UK and Ireland have been cancelled.

Gale force winds between 55 to 65mph are expected in some areas, with a Yellow Weather Warning in place between now and 10pm.

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company have cancelled the Douglas to Heysham sailing at 8.45am and the Heysham to Douglas crossing at 2.15pm.

Passengers booked on these sailings can log onto the Steam Packet website and amend, or contact reservations on 01624 661661 or 08722 992 992.

Flights currently affected flying from Ronaldsway Airport are the following:

  • 9:35 - Manchester Cancelled
  • 9:55 - Manchester Cancelled
  • 9:55 - Gatwick (delayed: info at 11:00)
  • 10:05- London CityCancelled
  • 10:10 - Liverpool (delayed: info at 11:00)
  • 10:15 - DublinCancelled
  • 10:40 - Dublin Cancelled
  • 12:15 - Liverpool Delayed
  • 12:55 - London City Cancelled

More information on flight updates can be found here.

MET Office issues yellow weather warning for IoM

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A yellow weather warning for tomorrow has been issued by the MET Office for the Isle of Man.

Between 6am and 10pm Storm Ali will bring a spell of very windy weather with gusts of 50-60 mph possible inland. The following advice has been issued on the MET Office website:

  • Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible
  • Some damage to buildings is possible, such as tiles blown from roofs. Falling trees or branches are possible
  • Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • Injuries and danger to life from flying debris
  • Some roads and bridges may close
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