Man dies as storm Dennis hit UK

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

17th Feb, 2020. 09:49 am
A person died as he fell into the river on Sunday as storm Dennis hit Britain.

A person died as he fell into the river on Sunday as storm Dennis hit Britain.

Police reported international news sources that man had fallen into the River Tawe in south Wales.

Around 60,000 people in the north-west of France are deprived of electricity due to storm Dennis.

Britain’s government weather agency issued a red alert for South Wales. They say that there was a risk of “significant impacts from flooding” that included a “danger to life from fast-flowing water, extensive flooding to property and road closures”.

Police also mentioned in a tweet that the man was found dead “further along the river in the Tebanos area”.

Authorities issued 594 flood warnings and alerts on Sunday as it extended to Cornwall in Southwest England from Scotland’s river tweed.

Authorities also recorded winds of 150 kilometers per hour in Aberdaron, South Wales.

Jeremy Parr from government body Natural Resources Wales said, “The forecast is for very significant levels of rain, especially in the eastern valleys of South Wales,”

“Impacts could be severe overnight, and everyone should take the warnings extremely seriously,”

Police in South Wales reported landslides and other serious happenings.

South Wales Police stated, “Some communities have been cut-off…, but emergency service workers are working tirelessly to put measures in place to ensure the safety of residents,”

However, the defense ministry has sent troops in West Yorkshire.

Defense minister Ben Wallace said, “Our armed forces are always ready to support local authorities and communities whenever they need it,”

Daily weather update

Pakistan will enjoy cold and dry weather on Sunday (today).

Karachi has received dry weather with cool nights. Westerly/northwesterly winds are blowing in the city.

PMD has recorded a minimum temperature of 14 Degrees Celsius in Karachi. The department has also forecast maximum temperature between 13 to 16 Degrees Celsius till the next two days.

Northern areas will enjoy cold weather today, according to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

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