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More storm disruption expected


Winds of more than 112km/h and heavy rain are hitting parts of Scotland and northern England as remnants of Hurricane Ophelia continue to sweep across the UK, BBC reports.

All schools in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland remain closed for a second day as the clean-up begins.

In Ireland some 245,000 customers are without electricity, while 3,600 homes are without power in Northern Ireland. Three people were killed in the storm in the Irish Republic yesterday.

The Met Office has issued a yellow "be aware" wind warning across southern and central Scotland and northern England and warned of rush-hour disruption.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has issued 14 flood warnings, meaning flooding is expected, and several flood alerts, meaning flooding is possible, for the west coast of Scotland.

Train services in northern England are disrupted - including on the line between Halifax and Bradford Interchange - as a result of trees felled in the storm weather.
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