Storm Doris causes chaos as it batters Britain

  • 23 February 2017
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Strong winds reaching almost 90mph have been recorded as Storm Doris hits the British Isles.

An 87mph gust was recorded on the Galway coast in the Republic of Ireland.

Doris has caused problems for travellers on trains, on the roads and some flights have been cancelled.

The docks in Liverpool have had to be shut because of high winds.

Thousands of homes have been left without electricity in parts of the UK.

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Electricity companies are working hard to restore power to places affected by the storm damage.

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