The Great Storm of 1987 remains one of the most talked about weather events for a generation, it even featured in the Olympic Opening Ceremony. Twenty five years on, the storm has led to numerous improvements to the science, technology and communication of forecasting which has transformed the way the UK responds to severe weather.
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