Three people in the UK have lost their lives and thousands have been forced to flee their homes due to flooding and landslides in storm Dennis that hit the country over the weekend.
On Sunday, the kingdom's authorities issued over 600 flood warnings in England and Wales in one day, an all-time record for the UK. Due to heavy rains that led to the flooding of rivers, an emergency was declared in the counties of Herefordshire and Shropshire, as well as in the south of Wales. To date, it is known about the flooding of at least 400 buildings in different parts of the country.
Police report the deaths of three people: a man who fell into the flooded Taui River in Wales, a woman carried away by a flood in Herefordshire (currently searching for her body), and a man from Scotland who fell into a gorge on a mountain road due to bad weather …
Due to weather conditions, nearly 200 flights were canceled throughout the country, traffic on many railways and roads was disrupted. There are also power outages in the south of England. British servicemen are involved in the fight against the elements. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to visit areas affected by the storm in the coming days.