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.

Former Hurricane Ophelia battered parts of Ireland, Wales and the western coast of England yesterday.

Travel chaos as former Hurricane Ophelia brings 70mph winds to Yorkshire

The red sun created some stunning views across Yorkshire and the country today.
The main image on the left from The Yorkshire Post photographer James Hardisty shows the red sun silhouetting one of the 17th Century Wildmen stone-carved figures on Monk Bar, York.

Red sun phenomenon casts ghostly haze across Yorkshire... and leaves some to question if this is the end of the world?