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Storm Sabine/Ciara pummels UK, starts hitting Germany

By DW
11 February 2020   |   10:03 am
A major winter storm — named both Ciara and Sabine —has passed through large swaths of Europe, leaving injuries and destruction in its wake. Weather services say the worst is yet to come for parts of Germany.

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