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Depression centred to the west of Scotland

Depression centred to the west of Scotland Image ID 1606
Acquisition date 23-Dec-2013
Over head time 21:44:00
Satellite Sensor avhrr
Sensor Channel(s) 4

At the time this image was acquired the low pressure system that brought strong winds, heavy rain and flooding to many areas of the United Kingdom was centred over the Atlantic Ocean to the west of Scotland. The Met Office reported that the maximum wind gust recorded from 1800 HRS (23/12/13) to 0700 HRS (24/12/13) was 92 mph at the Needles Battery, Isle of Wight and the heaviest rainfall over the same period was 53.6 mm at Kenley Airfield, Greater London.

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