The high winds of Hurricane Ophelia didn’t deter two dogs in the Lake District, as video shows them bravely standing on top of a mountain, their ears uncontrollably flapping in the storm’s breadth.
Posted yesterday, when Ophelia brought winds of up to 70mph to the UK, the video features Max and Paddy – two English Springer Spaniels, one the acclaimed ‘canine ambassador to Keswick’.
With their brown ears lifting from their heads, faces remaining steadfast, Max and Paddy make quite the pair – and likely only pair – at the summit of Latrigg, one of the lowest fells in the Lake District.
They’re recording the wind strength based on ‘Flapometer’ – how much their ears flap in the wind.
Max, 10, is a fairly well-known pooch, boasting over 60,000 followers on Facebook who enjoy seeing his adventures throughout the Lake District.
MailOnline previously reported on a similar video of Max braving the winds of Storm Doris, which touched down in February of this year.
But since April, Paddy, just eight months old, has joined Max in his outings and the two have taken on the world, quite literally, by storm.
Max and Paddy, two English Springer Spaniels pictured, climb to the top of Latrigg, one of the lowest fells in the Lake District
Max and Paddy, pictured, are measuring the ‘Flapometer’, or how much their ears flap in Hurricane Ophelia’s winds
Max and Paddy, pictured, go on lots of adventures in the Lake District, boasting over 60,000 followers on Facebook
Hurricane Ophelia brought winds of up to 70mph to the UK and while weather advisories hit places like the Lake District, Max and Paddy, pictured, were undeterred