Storm Axel has hit Germany's Baltic Sea coast, bringing the strongest storm surge to the region in more than a decade. Water levels have been measured as high as 180 centimeters above average in some places.
The second major storm to hit Germany in a month has flooded city streets and caused havoc for transport. Four people were killed when the brutal winds brought down trees in Poland and the Czech Republic.
A freak overnight downpour on the outskirts of Athens has caused flash floods, killing at least 15 people. Torrents of mud and debris engulfed streets in what is being described as the worst flooding in 20 years.
Storm Herwart has wreaked havoc across parts of central Europe, disrupting public transport, causing floods and uprooting trees. At least six people have been killed and several injured.
Three people are reported to have died and thousands are without power as ex-hurricane Ophelia moves over Ireland. The storm was downgraded overnight, but authorities issued a red alert as it made landfall.
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