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WHMB Storm Eunice (2022)

Storm Eunice was a intense extratropical cyclone, it is the most costliest storm in 2021-2022 European Windstorm Season, 5th costliest after Storm Alex.



In Germany, Eunice wrecked the coastline of Sankt Peter-Ording and Wenningstedt-Braderup having tides reaching 2-4.5 meter waves. Germany has issued a flooding of Elbe and Weser River up to 3.75, flooding the city of Hamburg, Bremen and Lüneburg. 3 people died due Storm Eunice extropical ridge. Damage Estimates were up to 152.83 Million Euros.


In Ireland, Met Éireann issued a Status Red wind warning for seven counties saying the storm would bring severe and potentially damaging winds, gusting up to 130 km/h. A gust of wind with a speed of 109mph was recorded offshore at Fastnet Lighthouse. Up to 97,000 homes and buildings were off power, the damage estimates were about 138.92 Million Euros.

United Kingdom

Met Office issued a Red Warnings for Orkney, Fireshire, Tayride, Ross and Cromarty and Invernesshire.

People living on the north coasts of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset in South West England were expected to have storm surge. The building roof of Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool was destroyed and destroyed artifacts and relics. Kingsway Tunnel was flooded due to waves at 2.8 meters. Birkenhead, Runcorn, Southport, Plymouth, Swansea and Falmouth experience a staggerng 4.2 meter waves. The Langstone Bridge was flooded nine hours over fears of high tide surges, cutting off Hayling Island as the only road to and from the settlement. 19 people died, 102 people were missing, 32 people died (Indirect). Damages were up to 873.62 Million Euros.


The Danish Meteorological Institute decided to give the storm the name Nora, believing the name Eunice would be difficult to pronounce in Nordic languages. Nora did a significant damage to Denmark as storm surge hit the coast of Odense, Aarhus, Aalborg, Esbjerg and Copenhagen.


Hamburg in flood during Storm Eunice at its peak



Satellite of Eunice looking as a tropical storm