Europe was covered with ice storm: a house without light.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017
In Europe, a raging snow storm, as a result, thousands of homes were left without electricity, there are victims.
A powerful winter storm swept across Europe on Friday, resulting in 330 million homes were without electricity in France and was evacuated residents of coastal areas in the UK. On it informs Agency AFP.
“Britain has issued more than ten serious warnings about the flood, which means the risks to life and attracted the military to help thousands of people to evacuate from their homes in several coastal settlements”, – stated in the message.
As noted, in France woman killed by falling tree in a private garden near nice, another woman was found dead Thursday near his home in Albania.
Winter storm, officially named “Egon”, also swept through Belgium and Germany. According to the publication, at the Frankfurt airport were cancelled 120 flights .
In France, the snow remained without electricity for about 330 million homes, but by Friday evening, their number was reduced to 110 thousand.
As reported, two trains between London and Paris have been cancelled. At the same time, 180 passengers were forced to spend the night without heating in high-speed train Thalys travelling from Brussels to Paris and arrived on the scene with a 10-hour delay.
As the newspaper notes, since the end of last week due to difficult weather conditions in Europe killed more than 60 people.