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The Great Storm of 1987


The weather forecaster Michael Fish, whose forecast famously preceded the 1987 Great Storm, has travelled around the south of England meeting some of the people who were affected that day. The night of Sunday 15 October marks 30 years since the storm, in which 18 people died and 15 million trees were flattened as winds reached speeds of 115mph.You can see more about the 1987 Great Storm on Inside Out in the South, South East and East at 19:30 on BBC One.
Source: BBC Hampshire