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UK hit hard by Storm Dennis; hundreds of flood warnings, alerts issued Updated: 2020-02-17 07:02:28 KST

Large parts of the UK have been battered by a powerful storm, which prompted hundreds of flooding warnings and alerts across the country.
For more on this and other news from around the world, let's turn to our Yoon Jung-min.
Jung-min, tell us more.

Mark, another storm hit Britain over the weekend, causing transport disruption and hundreds of floods.
This follows since Storm Ciara , which struck the country about a week ago.
The storm caused major incidents particularly in South Wales and parts of England.
Local police has been dealing with multiple landslides and floods, which trapped residents.
On Sunday, a record number of some 600 flood warning and alerts were issued in England.
Among them, four severe flood warnings were issued in England and two in Wales, which means a danger to life.
The body of a man was recovered from the River Tawe , but local police said his death was not because of the extreme weather.
People are being evacuated in the affected regions.

"Last night the water board was knocking on our door, saying, move the cars, and we moved the car and after then, just rapidly the water rose, and suddenly it's in the house."

Across the UK, road, rail and air routes were closed.
Some 170 flights were cancelled on Sunday, which affected about 25-thousand passengers.
Trains and highways were also closed.
The storm also affected north-western part of France.
Nearly 14-thousand homes were left without power in Bretagne because of strong winds.
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