I understand the fact that your coastline (and Scotland's, which is apparently sometimes British and most times not) is being buffeted with storms and high tides. I also understand that you love any weather-related topic that you can turn into a terror-inducing headline.
However, I think this reader quote is pushing the boundary of newsworthy:
"We have had very heavy rain and wind overnight -
Please, please can you tell me why this comment should be highlighted in a news story? Please.
Unless Gal is a prodigious 6-month old baby, or a talking goat, this comment does not warrant any further discussion, let alone highlighting. At the very least, you could've added an 'e' onto the name. I know how you pommies love your witticism, and a solid dose of nominative determination is never lost on me.
Feel free to transfer this onto a post-it note and stick it on your news room fridge:
"We have had heavy rain and wind overnight" counts as weather, not news.
ps. loved the piece on gout this morning.
Keep up the good work.