In pics: At least nine dead as Storm Eunice batters Europe

Published on Feb 19, 2022 01:06 PM IST
  • The UK Met Office has issued two red weather warnings in as many months for strong winds. These are the highest threat levels meteorologists can announce and are the first wind-only red warnings to be issued since 2016’s Storm Gertrude.
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Storm Eunice battered northwestern Europe on Friday with record winds of up to 122 miles per hour. The Atlantic storm killed at least nine people, knocking out power for tens of thousands and shredding the roof of London's O2 Arena.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2022 01:06 PM IST

Storm Eunice battered northwestern Europe on Friday with record winds of up to 122 miles per hour. The Atlantic storm killed at least nine people, knocking out power for tens of thousands and shredding the roof of London's O2 Arena.(AFP)

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Storm Eunice, which brewed in the central Atlantic and was spun up from the Azores towards Europe by the jet stream, posed a danger to life, Britain's Meteorological Office said.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2022 01:06 PM IST

Storm Eunice, which brewed in the central Atlantic and was spun up from the Azores towards Europe by the jet stream, posed a danger to life, Britain's Meteorological Office said.(AFP)

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Thousands tuned in to watch a Youtube live stream that showed pilots land at London Heathrow Airport amidst the storm.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2022 01:06 PM IST

Thousands tuned in to watch a Youtube live stream that showed pilots land at London Heathrow Airport amidst the storm.(AFP)

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A woman was killed in London when a car in which she was travelling was crushed by a tree and a man in a vehicle in Liverpool died due to flying debris.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2022 01:06 PM IST

A woman was killed in London when a car in which she was travelling was crushed by a tree and a man in a vehicle in Liverpool died due to flying debris.(AFP)

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Another man died after a vehicle collided with a fallen tree in the southern English county of Hampshire.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2022 01:06 PM IST

Another man died after a vehicle collided with a fallen tree in the southern English county of Hampshire.(AFP)

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"Storm Eunice is really packing a punch," Met Office Chief Meteorologist Frank Saunders said. "We only issue red weather warnings when we think there is a threat to life from the weather."(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2022 01:06 PM IST

"Storm Eunice is really packing a punch," Met Office Chief Meteorologist Frank Saunders said. "We only issue red weather warnings when we think there is a threat to life from the weather."(REUTERS)

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People struggle in the wind as they walk across Westminster Bridge, near the Houses of Parliament in central London on February 18 as Storm Eunice brings high winds across the country. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2022 01:06 PM IST

People struggle in the wind as they walk across Westminster Bridge, near the Houses of Parliament in central London on February 18 as Storm Eunice brings high winds across the country. (AFP)

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This is a picture of the wind-damaged sections of the roof of The O2 Arena, formerly the Millennium Dome.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2022 01:06 PM IST

This is a picture of the wind-damaged sections of the roof of The O2 Arena, formerly the Millennium Dome.(AFP)

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