Severe Storm News: Europe
Video: Winds Rip European Continent
Jan 20, 2007
BERLIN - Workers across Europe hauled away fallen trees and repaired power lines Friday after the deadliest storm to strike the continent in eight years killed at least 47 people and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage.
Trains started rolling again after a near-total shutdown during Thursday night’s hurricane-force winds. Airports from London to Frankfurt reported some delays and cancellations, but were returning to normal.
The disruption hit countries from Britain to Ukraine, where the flow of Russian oil through a key pipeline to Europe was temporarily halted after power to a pumping station was knocked out.
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