Storm NORKYS, currently located to the North of the UK, will continue moving eastwards and is now also affecting central Europe with its wind field. Peak gusts in the UK reached up to 230km/h, showing the extreme force of this storm. The central pressure is currently 966hPa. Gusts have significantly started to pick up in central Europe, exceeding 150km/h on some mountains. NORKYS is the only Atlantic storm in the region, and therefore ESC decided to not publish the "traditional" overview.