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At Least 3 Killed As Historic Storm Ophelia Hits Ireland, Turns U.K. Skies Red

The remnants of post-tropical cyclone Ophelia hit parts of Ireland with wind gusts of more than 90 miles per hour. The storm knocked out power to some 360,000 customers.

Updated at 1:15 p.m. ET

The remnants of post-tropical cyclone Ophelia slammed parts of Ireland with wind gusts of more than 90 miles per hour, reportedly causing the deaths of at least three people and bringing strange red skies to the U.K.

"A woman died in Waterford County [Ireland], a man "died near Dundalk, [County] Louth, after his car was struck by a tree" and another man was killed "in a chainsaw accident in [County] Tipperary while attempting to remove a tree downed by the storm."

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