Hurricane Ophelia

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Hurricane Ophelia (known as Storm Ophelia in the United Kingdom) was an Atlantic tropical cyclone in October 2017. The storm affected the United Kingdom, Ireland and France. Ophelia was the 10th consecutive hurricane and the 6th major hurricane of 2017.

The storm formed on 9 October. She peaked at Category 3 status.

Ophelia took three lives directly and another 45 lives indirectly.

Damage from the storm was more than $70 million USD.

The storm also affected Russia, Norway and Finland.

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