Photos: Severe Weather Battered UK And Ireland

3 01 2014

Parts of United Kingdom and Ireland are now on high alert for severe floods as high tides, heavy rain and strong winds battered the areas.

High tides during bad storm could cause severe flooding.

The South-West, Wales, and Gloucestershire are expected to be the worst hit by this Atlantic storm.

Wales is preparing for the highest tides in 17 years.

More than 400 weather warnings and alerts have been issued in every region of England and Wales.

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Major Atlantic Storm Killed 11 In Northern Europe

29 10 2013
Large waves break against the dyke Monday at the port of Boulogne, France.

Large waves break against the dyke Monday at the port of Boulogne, France.

The death toll from the major Atlantic storm rises to at least eleven across northern Europe on Monday.

Four people were killed in Britain, three in Germany, two in Netherlands, one in France and one in Denmark.

According to Britain’s Met Office national weather centre, winds reached 99 miles (159 kilometres) per hour on the Isle of Wight off the southern English coast.

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Photos: Major Atlantic Storm Kills 2 In England

28 10 2013

Southern England was hit by a major Atlantic storm, which could be its worst in years.

Strong winds blew and heavy rains fell late Sunday.

Two people were killed by falling trees in the severe storm and Sky News reported that a 14-year-old boy, named locally as Dylan Alkins, is feared dead after being swept out to sea on Sunday in Newhaven, East Sussex.

Hurricane-speed winds of up to 100mph swept across the South West, South, South East, the Midlands and the East of England.

Several London Underground and train services were suspended, the port of Dover in Kent temporarily shut after gusts of 65 knots were recorded in the area.

More than 130 flights at Heathrow Airport were cancelled because of the weather.

The Environment Agency said there were 12 flood warnings in place across the South West, the Midlands and the East of England. 

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