📩 25/11/2018 18:44
Storm Adversely Affects Air and Rail Transport in England: In England, Storm Adversely Affects Air and Rail Transport - While Wind Speed Reaches 160 Kilometers In Some Places, 130 Flights At Heathrow Airport Are Canceled.
There are disruptions in transportation due to the storm and heavy rain that affects especially the south of the UK.
While 2 homes in the southwestern region were without electricity, 130 flights to Heathrow Airport, the country's largest airport, were canceled this morning. Airlines advise passengers to contact them before traveling.
The Meteorological Service reported that the wind speed reached up to 160 kilometers per hour in some places and warned floods for some locations in England and Wales. Southwest railways recommend not to travel this morning, while the metro network in the capital London will not work before 09.00:XNUMX local time.
Eurostar, the high-speed train connecting London with other European cities such as Paris and Brussels, has delays.
Meanwhile, a child of the 14 age in the East Sussex region was dragged and lost in the storm. Search and rescue teams in the region continues to work.
The last big storm in the country occurred in October of 1987.