Don’t expect hurricane threat to blow over
Lorenzo might have been a storm in a teacup but climate change is making Ireland more vulnerable to severe storms
The impact of Storm Lorenzo was fortunately far less destructive than had been expected. In the end it was no worse than a normal big winter storm, although this was no consolation to those who were worst affected.
Nevertheless, it must be remembered that this was once a Category 5 hurricane, the first of its kind to be recorded so far north and east in the Atlantic. It also occurred in early October, ...