Strong winds hit Scotland

Schools and transport services are shut as Scotland has its worst storm in 10 years.

    Winds reaching more than 260km an hour have disrupted transport for a second day in Scotland.

    Emergency services are working to restore power to tens of thousands of homes after the worst storm in a decade, as 150,000 homes are thought to have lost power.

    Strong  winds have shut schools and weather warnings have been put in place

    Al Jazeera's Suranjana Tewari reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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