Germany: A powerful storm named Hurricane Nadia in Germany swept over many parts of Europe on Sunday leaving a death toll of 5 in its wake.
There were reports of more accidents linked to high winds in Poland and the Czech Republic.
A 27-year-old man died on Sunday in the Northern Polish province of Pomerania when a tree fell on his car. Another person was also injured in the accident.
In Germany police reported that a pedestrian was killed by falling debris.
The man was struck by an election poster in Beelitz, a town south-west of Berlin, a spokesperson for the local police said.
The horrific accident happened just after 10PM on Saturday when the storm, named Nadia in Germany, picked up its pace overnight.
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What is the situation with the storm in Hamburg?
In Hamburg, a heavy storm tide submerged Germany’s port city’s famous fish market in the Altona district. The city was struck with a water level measured at 2.84 metres about average in the Sankt Pauli district.
The intense storm led to the cancellation of rail traffic and several delays. The train stopped long-distance traffic in the northern federal states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Bremen for about 50 minutes, but it has now started again, said a railway spokesman on Saturday evening in Berlin – swp.de.