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World Storm Ciara kills at least six in Europe

12:40  11 february  2020
12:40  11 february  2020 Source:   bbc.com

Storm Dennis will be a menace for the UK

  Storm Dennis will be a menace for the UK One week after Storm Ciara lashed the United Kingdom with heavy rain and extreme wind gusts, another storm is knocking at the door. © Provided by CNNStorm Dennis is now taking shape in the Western Atlantic and will become more menacing over the next day. A separate but powerful low-pressure system is already in the Atlantic, which will bring damaging winds and blowing snow to Iceland Friday.Coastal areas of Iceland could see hurricane-force winds Friday, with gusts over 124 mph (200 kph) warned the Icelandic met office. These two systems will dance around each other Friday before Dennis moves east.

At least six people have died across Europe as Storm Ciara moves east, shutting down transport and leaving hundreds of thousands without power. Police in the country said the storm was probably to blame for a car accident which killed a man. However, the powerful gusts did bring one unexpected

Ciara storm has swept through Europe , Report says, citing TASS. The storm killed six people and claimed the lives of drivers whose cars were hit by falling trees, in the Czech Two more people were killed at a ski resort in Poland when the roof collapsed in the room due to adverse weather.

At least six people have died across Europe as Storm Ciara moves east, shutting down transport and leaving hundreds of thousands without power.

High winds in Poland ripped the roof off a ski rental shop, killing a woman and her two daughters. Their father was injured.

Trains, flights, ferries cancelled as high winds batter UK

  Trains, flights, ferries cancelled as high winds batter UK LONDON (AP) — Trains, flights and ferries have been cancelled and weather warnings issued across the United Kingdom and in northern Europe as a storm with winds expected to reach hurricane levels batters the region. Storm Ciara, named by the Met Office national weather agency, was expected to bring winds up to 80 mph (129 kph) as well as heavy rains. Storm Ciara, named by the Met Office national weather agency, was expected to bring winds up to 80 mph (129 kph) as well as heavy rains. The agency has issued 22 emergency flood warnings and 149 flood watch alerts.

Ciara storm has swept through Europe , Report says, citing TASS. The storm killed six people and claimed the lives of drivers whose cars were hit by falling trees, in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, and southern Great Britain.

Storm Ciara prompted hundreds of flood warnings. Six people were killed during the storm . High winds and downpours from Storm Ciara continued to pound across Europe on Monday, leaving at least six people dead. The storm ripped the roof off a building in southern Poland killing a mother

One man died after his boat capsized in southern Sweden. One other person on board remains missing.

Two people were killed in their cars - one in Germany and one in Slovenia.

  • In pictures: Storm batters north-western Europe
  • Storm Ciara as seen across the UK

France's Mediterranean island of Corsica recorded winds of more than 220km/h (137mph) on Monday night, as heavy rains, powerful winds and flooding spread across the continent.

Authorities there said the winds fuelled a fire in the north of the island. Corsican ports and flights remained disrupted on Tuesday.

Where was affected?

Storm Ciara - also known as Storm Sabine in parts of Europe - has caused extensive damage.

After first sweeping across Ireland and the UK on Sunday, the storm thrashed the north coast of mainland Europe.

Man City-West Ham postponed due to Storm Ciara

  Man City-West Ham postponed due to Storm Ciara Manchester City's Sunday morning match with West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium has been postponed due to Storm Ciara concerns.Manchester City’s match with West Ham United has been postponed due to Storm Ciara.

Storm Ciara — or Sabine, as the storm is called in German-speaking countries — tore through Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, and Poland, unleashing chaos and killing at least five people, according to reports from news agencies and social media. Steven Keates, a senior meteorologist in

Storm Ciara battered the U.K. and northern Europe with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains Sunday, halting flights and trains and BERLIN (AP) — A storm battered Europe with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains, killing at least six people and causing severe travel disruptions as it moved

Transport shut down and schools were forced to close across Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Dutch authorities reported traffic jams of more than 720km (448 miles) across the country on Monday, and there was still some flight disruption on Tuesday after airlines cancelled hundreds of journeys.

In Germany, a crane smashed into Frankfurt Cathedral, damaging parts of the roof. Hamburg's fish market remained flooded on Tuesday after a storm surge reportedly forced the tide 2.7 metres (9 feet) above the norm.

High winds caused major problems across the continent.

The Oresund bridge between Denmark and Sweden was closed for several hours on Monday while winds in the Czech Republic reached 180km/h (111mph). Police in the country said the storm was probably to blame for a car accident which killed a man.

However, the powerful gusts did bring one unexpected benefit in Germany. Wind turbines there produced a record amount of electricity, reportedly equivalent to 44 nuclear power plants.

Army deployed as storm Dennis hits UK .
The British army was drafted in on Saturday as Storm Dennis descended on the country, with high winds and heavy rain threatening travel chaos and widespread flooding. British Airways and easyJet confirmed they had grounded flights, while two bodies were pulled from rough seas off the south England coast on Saturday as the storm barrelled in. One of the men is assumed to have been the subject of a search triggered when an LPG tanker reported that one of its crew was unaccounted for.© Oli SCARFF Members of the 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment erect flood barricades in Ilkley, West Yorkshire on Saturday He had been last seen several hours previously.

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