Ophelia winds batter western parts of United Kingdom as Yorkshire holds its breath

Former Hurricane Ophelia brought with it high winds and severe storms throughout Monday.
Former Hurricane Ophelia brought with it high winds and severe storms throughout Monday.
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Yorkshire was waiting to see if former Hurricane Ophelia would strike the county with her full force after a day of fierce winds and storms struck Ireland and the west coast.

High winds were expected across parts of the White Rose county as Ophelia made its way north-westerly across the United Kingdom. Here are the latest updates from the Met Office and the BBC weather service.

Yorkshire has endured a week of icy conditions.

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