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Northern Ireland has warmest but dullest autumn on record

Northern Ireland has had its warmest autumn on record, according to figures from the Met Office. With an average temperature of 11C, the months of September, October, and November collectively were 1.5C above normal. This follows the third warmest summer on record for Northern Ireland. Official thermometers hit 31.3C in Castlederg, County Tyrone, in July, which …

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England: Storm Arwen: Thousands spend ‘exhausting’ fifth night in the dark

Thousands of people in the north of England have spent a fifth night without power after Storm Arwen left infrastructure devastated. Supplier Northern Powergrid said it had reconnected 95% of customers but that 16,000 households were still cut off. It described the damage as “unprecedented” but said engineers were striving to restore services. Electricity North …

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Wales: Traffic: Road safety call after six crashes in nine months on A487

A resident is calling for improved road safety following six crashes in the past nine months outside his home. Dylan Jones, who lives on the A487 in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, said traffic had increased significantly due to tourism and the construction of a new bypass. He said one car crashed into his front wall, causing more …

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