Similar here gusts about 100mph last night (dial only marked to 85 but needle further round). Merlo currently holding remainder of tin roof on fertiliser store. Going to hide for an hour or 2 until it dies down a bit. Couple of trees blocking the road but they can wait.
It's died down now here in angus, bit of a rough night though, last time it was that bad here was during daytime and I had to peel my chickens off the hedge! No serious damage that I've seen while out this morning rounding up stuff! Getting ready, we're meant to get another blast tonight.
Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).
This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.
The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.
All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...