Storm Doris

Storm Doris has now passed over the UK. The next named storm to hit the UK, will be Storm Ewan.

Welcome to the not-so-offical webpage of Storm Doris! Storm Doris hit the UK on Thursday 23rd February 2017 and brought with it damaging rain, snow and winds to large parts of England, Scotland and Wales. The storm was predicted by the Met Office due to the development of a deep low pressure system over the Atlantic ocean in the days leading up to 23rd February 2017. Strong winds with gusts of up to 95mph were recorded and heavy rain battered parts of central England. Significant snowfall fell across the higher ground of northern England and much of Scotland. Due to Storm Doris's strength, the Met Office issued an "Amber Severe Weather Warning". Now that Storm Doris has passed over the UK, the next named storm to hit the UK will be Storm Ewan.

Latest News

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The Guardian
Storm Doris: 'weather bomb' causes transport chaos across UK
The Guardian
The Met Office has declared Storm Doris a “weather bomb” as gales and snow hit parts of Britain. High winds brought widespread travel disruption on roads, rail, in the air and on the water. A woman died in Wolverhampton city centre after suffering ...
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BBC News
Storm Doris: Woman killed as UK hit by winds reaching 94mph
BBC News
A woman has been killed and at least two people have been seriously injured as Storm Doris brought winds of up to 94mph, snow and rain to the UK. West Midlands Ambulance Service said the woman had suffered head injuries when a piece of debris fell on ...
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The Guardian
Woman killed by falling debris as Storm Doris causes chaos across UK
The Guardian
Winds of more than 100mph have battered the UK as the worst storm of the winter caused the death of a woman and travel chaos across the country. Storm Doris had raged in from the west overnight, bringing freezing temperatures with it and prompting Met ...
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BBC News
In pictures: Storm Doris hits the UK
BBC News
Storm Doris was described as a "weather bomb" by the Met Office after the system underwent "explosive cyclogenesis" over a 24-hour period as it approached the UK from the Atlantic. Oystercatchers flying over rough seas were photographed at Alonby on ...
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The Guardian
Storm Doris to batter Britain with 80mph winds and heavy rain
The Guardian
The Met Office is warning of significant disruption from gale-force winds and heavy rain in much of Britain as the balmy start to the week is due to be blown away by Storm Doris. Thursday has been nicknamed Doris Day, when the fourth named storm of the ...
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The Guardian
Storm Doris set to bring winter's worst weather to UK as warnings extended
The Guardian
The worst storm of the winter is set to batter Britain on Thursday, with the Met Office warning that Storm Doris will bring gale-force winds and snow to more areas than previously feared. An amber “be prepared” weather warning has been extended further ...
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BBC News
Storm Doris winds reach 94mph in Wales
BBC News
Storm Doris has been causing disruption across Wales, affecting travel and power supplies. The Met Office issued yellow and amber warnings which ended at 20:00 GMT on Thursday. The UK's strongest gust of wind - 94mph (151km/h) - was recorded at ...
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BBC News
Storm Doris to bring snow and wind to Scotland
BBC News
The fourth named storm of this winter, Doris, is expected to bring high winds and snow to Scotland on Thursday. The Met Office has issued a yellow "be aware" warning for parts of the Highlands, Aberdeenshire, central and southern Scotland. An amber "be ...
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Telegraph.co.uk
Storm Doris: Travel chaos as commuters warned not to travel from several major stations as 'weather bomb' batters ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The country is experiencing travel chaos as Storm Doris batters Britain and commuters struggle to make their way home this evening. Aircraft were grounded and trains delayed as gusts of almost 60mph hit the south east of England. Commuters were left ...
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Metro
How long will Storm Doris last?
Metro
Storm Doris made landfall at around 6am this morning – but she won't be staying overnight. The wet and windy weather, prompting warnings from the Met Office, is moving east across the UK and will disappear off into the North Sea at around 6pm.
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Latest Tweets

Is Storm Doris living up to the hype and expectation? See what people are saying on Twitter to get an idea.

hernebayphotos

photography_kent (@hernebayphotos)

@StormchaserUKEU @StormChaserLiam @UKExtremeWeath @UKWeatherLive @StormChaseUK @CycloneTracker @JointCyclone… https://t.co/CUF8JZYAPG

21:07:26 16/08/2017

melanielloyd59

Melanie Lloyd (@melanielloyd59)

RT @Dogs_Today: The newborn found in a storm is all grown up! https://t.co/0lVFdpRqfG #TransformationTuesday https://t.co/koa9UqvN4p

20:55:21 16/08/2017

doris_hobbs

Doris Hobbs (@doris_hobbs)

RT @Kookidelou: Our clear reproduction #Lucite bags are kicking up a storm!!- everybody loves them!Don't forget they are limited edition! #…

19:47:23 16/08/2017

YIANN7

Yianni (@YIANN7)

RT @UKStormDoris: Watch out, Storm Doris is about 🌪 https://t.co/ZSRQEf5NOC

16:30:50 16/08/2017

antimitch

Mitch (@antimitch)

Fun fact about this crane, I first climbed it in January in the middle of Storm Doris. Not my brightest idea.. 😓

15:01:37 16/08/2017

Leylacat1

Leylacat (@Leylacat1)

RT @Dogs_Today: The newborn found in a storm is all grown up! https://t.co/0lVFdpRqfG #TransformationTuesday https://t.co/koa9UqvN4p

13:05:46 16/08/2017

Kido_pyu

キドぴゅ~★枢機卿 (@Kido_pyu)

飛行機怖いって人がもっと怖くなる動画w いやぁ、パイロットだって死にたくないだろうから、無理はしないって(^^; 62 mph Crosswind in Close-up: Storm Doris https://t.co/PoSw9Tm7Jk

10:37:30 16/08/2017

subesten

S M (@subesten)

RT @Bess_Turpin: save 'frightened' dog that bit people in Storm Doris https://t.co/ODLLZGilIn @PhaedraXTeddy @PeterEgan6 @LabourAnimalRG @…

08:01:11 16/08/2017

DecorumDogWalk

Decorum Dog Walking (@DecorumDogWalk)

RT @TweetsBySueB: BBC story here: Storm Doris 'bite dog' Muppet 'not a public danger', police expert says https://t.co/FNcOTxwrPo https://t…

07:38:13 16/08/2017

ayyo_doris

Doяı (@ayyo_doris)

RT @aloveforstorms: Deep blue skies after a storm https://t.co/alhzVF3e8I

04:00:16 16/08/2017

tmhtattedlou

Jodi (@tmhtattedlou)

RT @tmhtattedlou: @Louis_Tomlinson @lottietommo @fizfizfiz @1Napolitano stay safe. Storm Doris is on our territory

22:40:58 15/08/2017

mertylturtle

Cheryl (@mertylturtle)

RT @Dogs_Today: The newborn found in a storm is all grown up! https://t.co/0lVFdpRqfG #TransformationTuesday https://t.co/koa9UqvN4p

22:29:21 15/08/2017

Emergency_Teds

Emergency Teds© (@Emergency_Teds)

RT @Dogs_Today: The newborn found in a storm is all grown up! https://t.co/0lVFdpRqfG #TransformationTuesday https://t.co/koa9UqvN4p

22:19:42 15/08/2017

SiDix67

Sarah Dixon (@SiDix67)

RT @Dogs_Today: The newborn found in a storm is all grown up! https://t.co/0lVFdpRqfG #TransformationTuesday https://t.co/koa9UqvN4p

22:19:02 15/08/2017

LaxMusgrave

Daisy Daisy (@LaxMusgrave)

RT @Dogs_Today: The newborn found in a storm is all grown up! https://t.co/0lVFdpRqfG #TransformationTuesday https://t.co/koa9UqvN4p

20:45:00 15/08/2017

BaybeeReade

Baybee Reade (@BaybeeReade)

Calls to save 'frightened' dog that bit four people in Storm Doris https://t.co/U6OP2vJbld

17:06:10 15/08/2017

BaybeeReade

Baybee Reade (@BaybeeReade)

Storm Doris 'bite dog' Muppet 'not a public danger', police expert says https://t.co/TAtlvddsvN

17:05:28 15/08/2017

fibfosiketp1972

Carmen Morgan (@fibfosiketp1972)

RT @DogLove27530593: Police to kill dog that attacked people after being spooked by Storm Doris https://t.co/Z9LlRRibgY via @MetroUK

16:39:16 15/08/2017

trigunoxan1971

Gina Rodgers (@trigunoxan1971)

RT @TheCreepyHearts: Storm ⛈ Doris is pretty bad, glad I'm not outside right now.

16:06:20 15/08/2017

37LRZ9NwNZbUI4k

Jane Rees (@37LRZ9NwNZbUI4k)

RT @AskSoniaHallen: It's times like this when being fat comes into advantage...come at me storm Doris

15:44:53 15/08/2017

DiWalsham

Di Walsham (@DiWalsham)

RT @Bess_Turpin: save 'frightened' dog that bit people in Storm Doris https://t.co/ODLLZGilIn @PhaedraXTeddy @PeterEgan6 @LabourAnimalRG @…

15:34:57 15/08/2017

MayaHatfield3

Maya Hatfield (@MayaHatfield3)

RT @simongriggs67: Storm Doris winds reach 94mph as it hits UK @Divulgameteo vientos de más de 150 km/h en Reino Unido https://t.co/TuVOppb…

15:30:57 15/08/2017

PhaedraXTeddy

Phaedra (@PhaedraXTeddy)

RT @Bess_Turpin: save 'frightened' dog that bit people in Storm Doris https://t.co/ODLLZGilIn @PhaedraXTeddy @PeterEgan6 @LabourAnimalRG @…

15:15:53 15/08/2017

higashi_no

炭火の鳥 (@higashi_no)

62 mph Crosswind in Close-up: Storm Doris https://t.co/GFC4X7Nrkc @YouTubeさんから 強風の中を離着陸する旅客機の映像集。

15:05:21 15/08/2017

PhotoTiphaine

Tiphaine Brydniak (@PhotoTiphaine)

RT @PhotoTiphaine: This was taken in my favourite place, @northyorkmoors, in the aftermath of storm Doris earlier this year @Natures_Voice…

13:10:17 15/08/2017