Image: Highest gusts of over 60 knots (69 mph) recorded on 25 January 1990 (Source: Met Office)
On 25th January 1990 - otherwise known as Burns Day to the Scots, the day marking the birthday of their national poet, Robert Burns - an intense depression tracked across southern Scotland bringing severe gales and storm force winds to many parts of England and Wales.
Mike Olbinski was born in 1975 in Glendale, Arizona and has lived in the general Phoenix area his entire life. He is married with three children. In this article, Mike explains where his passion for storm chasing and photography originates from and gives us a preview of some of the photographs featured in his new book, ‘Storm Chaser’