Storm Ciara kills at least six in Europe

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At least six people have died across Europe as Storm Ciara moves east, shutting down transport and leaving hundreds of thousands without power.

High winds in Poland ripped the roof off a ski rental shop, killing a woman and her two daughters. Their father was injured.

One man died after his boat capsized in southern Sweden. One other person on board remains missing.

Two people were killed in their cars – one in Germany and one in Slovenia.

A 58-year-old British man was killed on Sunday after a tree fell on his car.

France's Mediterranean island of Corsica recorded winds of more than 220km/h (137mph) on Monday night, as heavy rains, powerful winds and flooding spread across the continent.

Authorities there said the winds fuelled a fire in the north of the island. Corsican ports and flights remained disrupted on Tuesday.

Where was affected?

Storm Ciara – also known as Storm Sabine in parts of Europe – has caused extensive damage.

After first sweeping across Ireland and the UK on Sunday, the storm thrashed the north coast of mainland Europe.

Transport shut down and schools were forced to close across Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Dutch authorities reported traffic jams of more than 720km (448 miles) across the country on Monday, and there was still some flight disruption on Tuesday after airlines cancelled hundreds of journeys.

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