All homes without power because of Storm Otto now have it

Tree on a vehicle

All homes that lost power during Storm Otto over the weekend have now had it restored.

Following the severe weather, more than 60,000 people were left without electricity, and power companies sent food trucks into the isolated areas.

By Sunday night, according to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), all had been reconnected.

Much of Scotland was under yellow wind weather warnings on Friday.

Even though the Met Office declared the storm "well and truly over" on Saturday, 2,000 homes in Aberdeenshire were still without power on Sunday morning.

Throughout the day, power was restored to about 700 more homes, and by Sunday night, all were back on.

To the main areas that were still without power, SSEN had dispatched food vans.

Inverbervie, Aberdeenshire, experienced wind gusts of 83 mph (133 km/h).

The Danish Meteorological Institute gave the storm, the first to be named this winter, the name Otto.

Tree on car
In Aberfeldy, a downed tree hurt a car.

It was the first named storm this storm-naming season—which started in September—to have a direct impact on the UK.

According to the 2022/23 name list, Storm Antoni will once again be the first storm to be named this season by the Met Office, Irish, or Dutch weather services.

Temperatures are expected to drop over the next week.

The weather is expected to get significantly colder next week, according to Met Office meteorologist Craig Snell. ".

From Wednesday to Friday, the temperature is expected to drop to single digits across the entire United Kingdom.

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