Atlantic storm Eunice pummels Europe
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An Atlantic storm with a speed up to 196 Km battered North -Western Europe on 18 February 2022 killing at least 9 people .
The storm named Eunice developed in the Atlantic ocean and struck England, and created havoc there . It led to the closure of airports, rail and road networks and death of people .
The storm also affected Wales, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands ,and Germany.
The storm is now headed towards Scandinavian countries and Northern Europe.
The name Eunice was coined by the United Kingdom Meteorological office and the next storm which will hit the United Kingdom will be called Franklin .
What is the United Kingdom/Scandinavia/Nordic Countries
England , Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are together called the United Kingdom.
While England , Wales and Scotland are part of Great Britain.
The Queen of England is the head of the United Kingdom and Great Britain.
It is a part of Northern Europe which consists of Norway, Sweden and Denmark . These countries were once part of a common Kingdom .
Greenland, which is a Danish territory, and the Faroe Islands, which is a self-governing part of Denmark, are also included in the list.
The term Norden refers to Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. These form a group of countries having similarities with one another and are distinct from the rest of Europe . They are also called Norse countries .
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