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Hundreds of homes were evacuated in the UK due to the damage caused by Hurricane Franklin, just hours after another storm Eunice claimed at least 16 deaths across northern Europe. Four hundred houses were evacuated in south Manchester due to flooding, Parts of Northern Ireland have been affected by floods and there are weather warnings throughout Northern England. Another 33,000 cases are without electricity, he points out BBC.
This There are three storms for the first time Big enough to be baptized in a short time: Dudley, Eunice and Franklin arrived in the UK a week apart, according to meteorologist Becky Mitchell of the Meteorological Office, which has not happened since the British weather service launched the storm. Tracking and naming system in 2015.
According to Defender, Meteorologists expect winds of up to 113 kilometers (km / h) in rural Ireland; And 130 km along the coast. The BBC The maximum speed was 127 km / h in Cable Creek (Wales) and 125.5 km / h in the Arlockhead (Northern Ireland) area.
The same newspaper, at Manchester Airport, Nine planes were accurately diverted due to strong winds. British Airways acknowledged that the storm also caused problems on the ground because it was difficult to get luggage out of planes. The delay in loading planes for new trips and delivering bags to passengers was enough.
Environmental agenciesIssued two “severe” flood danger warnings On the banks of the Mercy River in Northampton, Ditzbury and Greater Manchester. In the Drumrock and Finn rivers, members of the Civil Defense used water pumps to prevent floodwaters from overflowing their banks.
He says the roads were forced to close due to the storm Defender: M60, in Greater Manchester, closed between junctions 10 and 11 because a truck overturned in the air. In Lancashire, traffic was also disrupted between junctions 27 and 28 on M6 Road. Heavy objects collided on a bridge and caught fire.
Northern Rail, a UK-based train operator, and Transpennine Express, another UK-based train operator It has been advised not to travel by train due to disruptions on the railway. Southwestern Railways warned that it would be better to avoid travel because the weather would “hamper efforts to help trapped customers”.
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