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Island counts cost of Ophelia

The Island's beginning a clean-up operation this morning after the remnants of Hurricane Ophelie left a trail of damage in its wake yesterday.

Chief Minister Howard Quayle has praised the response from the Island's emergency services during yesterday's storm.




Ronaldsway Met Office is still studying its data but says winds may have reached 90mph on the Mountain overnight.

Ferry services are back to normal today after a day of disruption yesterday.

At the airport, flights to Liverpool and Manchester have been cancelled this morning, with long delays to London City.

The Department of Infrastructure says it dealt with more than 130 fallen trees as the storm swept across the Island.

Police say the Mountain Road has now reopened this morning after being closed because of the windy conditions yesterday evening.

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