At least two people have been killed in the UK in the past few hours by Hurricane Arven with blizzards and strong winds, leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity.
The British Meteorological Agency, which issued a red alert for much of the country last night, warned that “strong winds” could continue until Saturday.
The country is currently on orange or yellow alert, depending on the region, but weather services advise people to go only when needed.
In Northern Ireland, police say a man was killed yesterday when a tree fell on his vehicle. And in northwestern England, another died when a tree fell on him.
In Scotland, strong winds disrupted many railroads between Edinburgh, Glasgow and other cities. Many roads have been closed due to the rubble.
வடக்கு இங்கிலாந்தில் நெடுஞ்சாலை ஒன்றில் சுமார் 120 டிரக்குகள் பனியால் சிக்கிக் கொண்டதாக போலீஸார் சனிக்கிழமை அறிவித்தனர்.
The Northern Powergrid Electricity Company estimates that strong winds have caused power outages for about 55,000 customers in the north of the UK, particularly in Northumberland County.
Meteorological services have asked people to stay off the coast because “strong waves are endangering their lives.”
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