Hurricane-force winds have left thousands of homes without power in Scotland

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – The storm caused the suspension of all Scotland trains. About 80,000 homes are currently without power as the Atlantic jet stream caused gusts of about 160km/h. Local media reported that all schools on Orkney and the Western Isles have been closed on Friday, more than 40 schools and nurseries in the Highland Council area also closed because of the weather. The Dounreay nuclear complex on the far north Caithness coast will be closed to all but essential staff on Friday and Saturday, the site’s operator has said.



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