Impact from Beast from the East winter storm 2018 sounds very familiar…

27th July 2020

We are all now used to big numbers regarding Covid-19 but the financial impact of “beast from the east” winter storm in 2018 also had an impact and could again this coming winter on top of the current fall out from Covid-19.

It cost our economy up to £1bn a day and these are some of the reasons why.

· Reduced footfall at shops, leisure facilities, theatres & cinemas
· Empty restaurants
· Idle diggers, construction industry faced huge losses as unable to operate
· Aviation industry unable to fly, Glasgow airport seeing snowfall double the previous record
· Transport networks at gridlock

Just to name a few of the reasons during 2018 “beast from the east”

Sounding familiar?

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