Storm Ciara hit Britain and Ireland over the weekend, wreaking havoc in a lot of areas, with Yorkshire taking one of the biggest hits.
Trees fell, electricity cables were brought down, and rivers had more water than they could handle.
— YorkshireShepherdess (@AmandaOwen8) February 9, 2020
London escaped much of the devastation.
Absolute scenes here in London
— Nathan Judah (@NathanJudah) February 9, 2020
Thankfully, there were no reports of serious injuries, but the clean-up is going to be a blow to a lot of communities. The pronunciation of the Irish name caused problems – on one side of the Irish Sea, at least.
Word to the Brits confused over the pronunciation of #StormCiara, it’s Keer-ah, not Sierra – hard “C”, like “Cake”, or “Cup”, or “Colonised for 800 years and Counting”
— Ciaraíoch (@Ciaraioch) February 9, 2020
Where The storm hadn’t had such a bad effect, people were more inclined to make jokes.
— Cromwell (@Cromwell606) February 9, 2020
— Nick Harvey (@mrnickharvey) February 9, 2020
Tomorrow morning my neighbours will think they slept through the worst of the storm after I go out in the middle of the night and put fish on top of their cars.
— paul bassett davies (@thewritertype) February 8, 2020
— Emma Blackery (@emmablackery) February 9, 2020
I don’t remember having four trampolines.
— Neil (@_Enanem_) February 9, 2020
— Aidan Brown (@Aidanbrown87) February 9, 2020
— Guffers (@gavmacn) February 9, 2020
— Paul Burley (@paulxsidekick) February 9, 2020
Anyone who orders food today knowing it will be delivered by a minimum wage grafter on a scooter is a Tory. #StormCiara
— Mitten d’Amour (@MittenDAmour) February 9, 2020
I’d like to apologise to my neighbours who are probably thinking someone has gifted them some free tarpaulin.
It’s just my knickers that have blown off the washing line. #StormCiara
— (@pearlylondon) February 9, 2020
Condolences to everyone who’s lost a trampoline this morning.
Congratulations to everyone who’s gained a trampoline this morning.#StormCiara
— Toni (@Cage_Nerd) February 9, 2020
— Marshall Julius (@MarshallJulius) February 9, 2020
Video editor Gingerduff shared this clip from Swansea.
— Gingerduff (@Duffalloo) February 9, 2020
Storm Ciara made this door fart – and it’s a gas
Source Twitter Image Aidan Brown