Posted on 17th October 2017 at 10:14
This is a name we are unlikely to forget for some time, but how come a storm is named after a person and who was Ophelia?
In October 2013, seventeen people died throughout Europe following a storm on St Jude’s day.
After this the Irish and UK Met offices decided to introduce a storm naming system to give a single authoritative name to storms, the first storm was called Abigail in November 2015.
Storms that trigger a status Orange or Red weather warning will be named.