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1839 – The Night of the Big Wind

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When the nation woke up to a snowy winter wonderland on the morning of the 6th January 1839, little did they know that dawning upon them was a day that would bring forth one the most exceptional and violent storms ever to hit Ireland.

Peter Carr aptly describes it in his book ‘The Big Wind’ – The Story of the Legendary Big Wind of 1839, Ireland’s Greatest Natural Disaster’, the quite, uneasy calm that seemed to hang in the hung over Ireland that morning:

 

http://irishweatheronline.wordpress.com/climate-of-ireland/historic-weather-events/night-of-the-big-wind/

 

 

Barometric pressure during the Irish storm of 6–7 January 1839

 

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1256/wea.53.05/pdf

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