Storm Eleanor: Plane at London City airport unable to land due to gale-force winds

Storm Eleanor: Plane at London City airport unable to land due to gale-force winds
Storm Eleanor: Plane at London City airport unable to land due to gale-force winds
Walkers watch the waves breaking in New Brighton, on the coast of the Wirral peninsula, in Merseyside, Britain, January 3, 2018. (REUTERS)In France, a 21-year-old skier was killed by a falling tree at Morillon in the Alps where dangerous conditions forced the closure of several resorts.

Most ski resorts in the Swiss and northern French Alps, where gusts reached 250 kph at Les Arcs resort.

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Storm Eleanor: Plane at London City airport unable to land due to gale-force winds
Storm Eleanor: Plane at London City airport unable to land due to gale-force winds
On the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, where gusts of up to 140 kilometres per hour (85 miles per hour) were recorded, winds fanned the flames of forest and scrub fires started by downed power lines, leaving three people injured.
Storm Eleanor: Plane at London City airport unable to land due to gale-force winds
Storm Eleanor: Plane at London City airport unable to land due to gale-force winds
Heavy winds forced authorities to close the airports in Strasbourg and Basel-Mulhouse on France’s border with Germany and Switzerland before they were reopened shortly after midday.

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