THE reporting of severe storms which battered Scotland last month was the most-viewed story on the BBC Scotland website last year.
Reports the website – which picked out its ten most popular stories of 2011 – the December 8 storm resulted in a number of homes suffering an electrical blackout, chaos for commuters and hundreds of schools being closed.
The other most read stories of 2011 were:
2. Celtic manager Neil Lennon attack suspect in court
3. Nick Helm’s password joke is Edinburgh Fringe funniest
4. Row over photo in shopping centre
5. Zara Phillips wedding: Ceremony at Edinburgh Church
6. Wayne Rooney’s father arrested in police betting probe
7. Scottish election: SNP wins contest
8. Pair in hospital after Kismot ‘killer’ curry contest
9. Tesco mistake leads to beer rush
10. Free show after Oban fireworks fiasco