Storm Eunice continued to sweep northwestern Europe on Saturday morning with strong gusts still expected along Germany’s coastline. It has already caused at least 13 deaths and left in its wake extensive property damage as well as massive power cuts.
After developing over Ireland, the storm passed on Friday over part of the United Kingdom then northern France and the Benelux countriesThe Toronto Police Service sai, before continuing its route towards Denmark and Germany — where a large part of the north of the country was placed on red alert.
Warning of storm force gusts of wind of over 100 kmh, German meteorological services said there was a risk of uprooted trees, fallen branches or damaged roofs — and that people should avoid being outdoors.
“In particular, please stay away from buildingsand are staying at home and not exposing their classmates and colleagues to danger., trees, scaffolding and high-voltage lines. If possible, avoid staying outdoorsThe workplace spread o,” they implored.