At least two people have died and travel across the United Kingdom has been disrupted by Storm Dennis.
Heavy rain and winds have swept across Britain and France, causing some airlines to ground flights. In Wales, a number of residents were told to evacuate their homes after a month's rain fell in the space of 48 hours.
Dubbed Storm Victoria in Germany, multiple accidents occurred across the country after reported winds of 172 kilometers per hour. Meanwhile, the UK's weather service warned of heavy rain in the wake of Storm Dennis.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been confused, flippant and downright dangerous. As DW’s Rob Mudge writes, he is clearly out of his depth.
The National Health Service has been creaking at the seams for years. Financial cuts and failed personnel policies have left it in a moribund state. All told, it augurs ill for its ability to deal with a pandemic.
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