edinburgh - The tropical storm Ophelia extends over Britain. After Ireland, Ophelia has reached Scotland, where the tropical storm again causes a lot of nuisance.
The Scottish authorities have warned of possible floods, but no serious incidents have been reported. By the way, however, trains and ferries fell out, roads closed and homes came without power. Over the course of Tuesday, Ophelia is expected to decline.
In Ireland, Ophelia certainly demanded three human lives on Monday. Some people got injured. Also, the storm, which reached speeds of 150 kilometers per hour, caused great nuisance. With around 360,000 people and some companies the power went out. Many trees went around, schools and hospitals closed the doors and certainly 150 flights had to be canceled. Meanwhile all flights from Schiphol have resumed.