As the storm passed, affected areas in Europe took stock of the damage

2022-07-11 0 By

Storm Eunice, known in Chinese as Eunice, swept across northwest Europe with winds of up to 196 kilometers per hour, killing at least 13 people and cutting power to tens of thousands in England, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Poland.More than 400 flights were cancelled in the UK yesterday.Reuters reported that Storm Eunice made landfall in Cornwall, western England, on February 18.A woman was killed in London when her car was hit by a falling tree, and a man died in Liverpool and hampshire in the south.Four people died in the Netherlands after being hit by falling trees.A crane in Belgium was knocked over by high winds, smashing the roof of a hospital and killing a British man after falling overboard from his boat.A man was also killed in Ireland when he was hit by a falling tree while clearing storm debris.In Germany, two men in cars died as a result of the storm, also near Altenberge and Munich.There were also deaths from the storm in Poland.London’s high-rises swayed in the wind, leaving a gaping hole in the white dome of the mixed-use event venue at the LANDMARK O2.Britain’s Met Office said it had issued warnings for Scandinavia and northern Europe as storm Eunice brought fierce winds close on Friday night.Eunice caused 436 flight cancellations in Britain, according to Cirium, a global aviation data company.More than 100,000 buildings lost power, and many ferries and trains canceled service, power providers said.Schiphol airport in the Netherlands cancelled more than 350 flights yesterday and more than 80 today.Train traffic in the Netherlands is gradually returning to normal by midday today.But meteorologists in the Netherlands warned that the country’s coastal areas would continue to experience strong winds over the next day or two, with gusts of up to 90 kilometers per hour.The Dutch meteorological Office remains in yellow alert tonight in the provinces of South Holland and Zeeland.