Storm Babet: At Least 4 People Dead Across Northern Europe

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A storm battered Britain, northern Germany and southern Scandinavia early Saturday, for a third day, with powerful winds, heavy rain and storm surges that caused floods, power outages, evacuations and disrupted flights, railway service and ferry lines. Since Thursday, at least four people have died in the storm, named Babet by the … Read more

Storm Babet decimates Friday racing as Fakenham and Uttoxeter abandoned; Redcar goes ahead | Racing News

Friday’s jumps fixtures at Fakenham and Uttoxeter have been called off as Storm Babet continues to bring heavy rain and strong winds across the country. Both tracks had called inspections for 7.30am but neither venue will race due to the weather conditions. Uttoxeter had 12mm of rain overnight, with clerk of the course Richard Fothergill … Read more