Britain has just been battered by Storm Ciara, the strongest storm of the century so far. Winds reached speeds of up to 156 km/h, a month and a half’s rain fell in just 24 hours, and 20,000 homes were left without power.
Extreme weather and freak events like this are not new, but they are becoming more common. To mark the occasion, we’ve put together this topical quiz all about the weather. You’ll be surprised just how weird the weather can be!
Do you know the sorts of things which have fallen from the sky, the nickname of the man who has been struck by lightning seven times, the difference between fog and mist or the speed of the strongest winds? Well, we’re about to find out! See if you can reach the sunny score of 10 out of 10, or whether you’ll have to settle for a dreary total. Good luck!