#WeatherBomb: Extreme wind & waves batter northern Britain (VIDEO)
Huge waves are battering the northern coastline, while high winds have left some 17,000 homes without power.
— The Daily Record (@Daily_Record) December 9, 2014
For some, the morning commute was especially tough, leaving them virtual captives in their workplaces, forced to ride out the storm.
— Epitome Recruit (@EpitomeRecruit) December 10, 2014
— Barra Best (@barrabest) December 10, 2014
But spare a thought for the obligatory windswept reporter on-the-scene.
— Kay Burley (@KayBurley) December 10, 2014
Of course, it was far easier for those safely ensconced in the warm indoors to dole out the trivializing memes.
— James ॐ (@TetrisDroid) December 10, 2014
Or even grasp an opportunity for some witty political commentary.
— Tom Pride (@ThomasPride) December 9, 2014
The business minded are already cashing in on weather bomb merchandise.
— DubCentral (@DubCentral) December 10, 2014
Meanwhile, skepticism rages in those parts of the UK as yet untouched by the Atlantic Blitzkrieg.
The UK #weatherbomb seems to be pretty selective in picking it's casualties. Blue skies, wall to wall sunshine and barely a breeze in N19...
— Steve Franck (@stevefranck) December 10, 2014
In the main, however, many are simply enjoying the favorite of national pastimes: gassing about the weather.
— f41rygirl (@lisagilson4) December 10, 2014