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Monster waves rule the day in Gásadalur as mega storm hits the Faroes

A deep cyclone passed just south of Iceland into the Norwegian sea late on September 14th and early on September 15th.

Hurricane-force winds were reported in the Faroe Islands and storm-force winds in Scotland and Norway, writes severe-weather.eu.

Peak wind gusts of 255 km/h were reported by the weather station Norðradalsvegur, Faroe Islands. Peak wind gusts of 180 km/h were reported at Cairngrom, Scotland (elevated, 1245 m) and 160 km/h at Aonach Mor, Scotland (elevated, 1130 m) and 140 km/h in Krakenes, Norway.

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