Video : Storm lashes northern Europe leaving at least 13 dead

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 - 13:13

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A storm battering north-western Europe has killed at least 13 people - six of them in Germany.

 

Two people died when their car was crushed by a falling tree in Gelsenkirchen, in western Germany. Two children in the car were injured.

 

In Brittany, western France, a woman was swept out to sea. And in the Dutch city of Amsterdam a tree felled by the wind crushed a woman by a canal.

 

Record gusts of 191 km/h were measured over the North Sea.

 

Many trains were cancelled in and around London, and in north-western Germany.