Closure of the container terminal at the Port of Rotterdam
As of 11am today, the orange alert level will apply to West Holland. The Port of Rotterdam closed all major container terminals due to Storm Ciaran. At small stations, goods handling continues as usual for the time being. A port spokesman confirmed to the news portal trouw.nl that shipping traffic had practically stopped.
Great Britain: coastal areas
Due to Hurricane Ciaran, the British Meteorological Office (Met Office) announced on Thursday morning Warning – orange alert – for parts of coastal areas in southwest and south-east England. Wind speeds are expected to reach 85 mph.
Great Britain: Affected areas and current warnings can be found at the Met Office: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/warnings-and-advice/uk-warnings#?date=2023-11-02&id=0fa64916-2c5b-42a5-b5c1-cb7c26dbe982
Closing of the ports of Dover and Calais
Hurricane gusts create waves as high as 15 metres, paralyzing ferries in the English Channel. the The ports of Dover and Calais were closed due to the stormreports P&O Ferries.
#PODover #Bukalet: Due to Storm Ciaran, our services have been suspended until further notice. We are reviewing weather conditions and will resume work when it is safe to do so. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
— P&O Ferries Updates (@POferriesupdate) November 2, 2023
Authorities in France and Great Britain are urgently warning of the storm. Although the hurricane is weakening in some parts, you should Be careful and adhere to driving restrictions in the areas.
France imposes restrictions on the movement of trucks and trains
For Thursday, November 2, 2023 in France Truck traffic has stopped throughout Brittany.
Since November 1 is a public holiday, several driving bans have already been imposed and will take effect tomorrow (Thursday) will continue throughout the day, especially across BrittanyFrench Transport Minister Clement Beaune said.
Train traffic has also become widespread Work has been halted in Brittany, Normandy, Pays-de-Loire, Hautes-de-France and Val-de-Loire Centre, and is continuing.
Reducing speed and prohibiting overtaking
In addition, speed reductions (-20 km/h on federal roads and motorways) and overtaking bans were introduced and implemented Vehicles with a permissible gross weight exceeding 7.5 tons, Trailers, mobile homes and passenger vehicles, In the following sections as of 10:00 pm on Wednesday, November 1, 2023:
- Pays de la Loire region: Vendée, Loire-Atlantique, Mayenne et Loire, Mayenne et Sarthe
- Brittany region: Ile and Vilain
- Normandy region: Calvados, Eure, Orne, Seine-Maritime
Foothills of Amir Storm (Ciaran International) It can also be dangerous in Germany, The German Meteorological Service warns It issued a storm and severe weather warning for northern Germany and the Baltic Sea coast early in the morning.
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