the great storm
Nowadays, we have instant access to weather forecasts online and through our mobile apps as well as continuous updates via social media. It's difficult to imagine going to bed in the evening completely unaware of an imminent hurricane-force storm in the English Channel. But would we really do a better job in 2017 compared to 1987?
25th Anniversary Of The Great Storm That Killed 18 in 1987 (PICTURES) SEE ALSO: The Great Storm Of 1987: Huffington Post
Monday evening marks the 25th anniversary of the Great Storm, a night of extreme weather which saw 18 people lose their lives
Monday marks 25 years since the Great Storm of 1987 which wreacked havoc across Britain and saw 18 people lose their lives