Floods, Accidents, and Restricted Transportation: Great Britain and Ireland have had to deal with severe storms in the last few days. Thousands of homes were temporarily without power.
For the third time in a few days there will be a storm in Ireland and Great Britain. After Hurricane Dudley and Eunice, also known as “Ylenia” and “Zeynep” in Germany, Hurricane “Franklin” devastated the Irish Islands and England on Monday night.
In the Republic of Ireland, 30,000 homes and companies were without power this morning. In Northern Ireland, part of the United Kingdom, 10,000 homes were temporarily without power. It affected thousands of people in the north of England. Several trees fell, disrupting road and train traffic.
Extreme levels of flood danger were announced in England today
In Greater Manchester, parts of the M6 motorway were closed due to accidents involving lorries. Several train operators across the country, including London, have canceled connections and advised against train travel.
The Dawn River overflows in English County, South Yorkshire. A total of 187 flood warnings were in effect in England as of Monday morning. This is the first time in seven days that the UK has been warned of three major storms, according to broadcaster Sky News, an expert with the British Meteorological Service.
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