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Storm Dennis: Causes Destruction in UK

Storm Dennis: Causes Destruction in UK

Due to the destruction from Storm Dennis over the weekend, the weather agency had to issue an unusual “Danger to Life” warning in the middle of widespread flooding and severe winds.

Storm Dennis causes destruction in UK. A lot of repeated warnings continued, especially five serious alarms around the River Teme in Worscestershire in western England, this came the rain refused to let up after falling for 48 hours in parts of Britian.

Storm Dennis: Causes Destruction in UK

Storm Dennis: Causes Destruction in UK

Since Sunday, from Scotland’s River Tweed to Conwall in southwest , a documentation of 594 alerts have put in place. they circulated across Britain, meanwhile parts of Western England and South Wales due to flooding were pronounced major incidents.

About 20,000 people are still without electricity on since Monday after suffering power cuts in the northwest of the country and rail traffic disrupted because of the damages done to most of France. Power cuts also hit parts of northern and central France.

They have deployed 450 staff to restore power to 30,000 homes in Brittany stated Electricity provider Enedis. The storm interrupted two high-speed TGV train services, one stopped by a fallen tree and the other by a power failure, the national rail company SNCF stated.

Police confirmed a man in his 60s died on entering the River Tawe, north of the Welsh city Swansea, but later clarified that the death was not “linked to the adverse weather”.

Winds of over 90 miles (150 kilometres) per hour were recorded in Aberdaron, south Wales.

Earlier, 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.

The worst seemed to have passed as winds dropped to below 100 kph by Sunday evening.

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