UK braces for severe storm and possible flooding

#AceWeatherNews says the super storm now given the title #Stormaggedon or St Jude is coming ,well here in the UK all we have is a lot of wind! #Weather

Global News

Video: Parts of Europe have been battered by hurricane-force winds in what’s being dubbed Stormageddon. Mandy Clark reports.

LONDON – A major storm with hurricane-force gusts is lashing southern Britain, parts of France and Netherlands, causing flooding and travel delays, including the cancellation of roughly 130 flights at London’s Heathrow Airport.

Express train services between central London and Gatwick and Stansted airports were suspended because of the storm, and the major English port of Dover was closed, leading to a cutoff in ferry service to France.

Thousands of homes in northwestern France lost electricity, while in the Netherlands several rail lines were closed, airport delays were reported, and citizens were warned against riding their bicycles – a favoured form of transport – because of high winds. Amsterdam’s Central railway station was shut by storm damage.

Sweden’s Meteorological Institute upgraded its advisory Monday, warning that a “class 3” storm that could…

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