A block of ice containing a drowned fox who broke through the thin ice of the Danube river four days earlier sits on the bank of the Danube river in Fridingen, southern Germany, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (Johannes Stehle/dpa via AP)
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A powerful winter storm battered Europe Friday, leaving 330,000 homes without power in France, prompting the evacuation of thousands of seaside dwellers in Britain and disrupting travel.Britain issued over a dozen severe flood warnings, meaning there was a risk of danger to life, and deployed the military to help thousands of people to evacuate their homes in several seaside communities.At one point overnight, 330,000 homes were without power in France, although this was reduced to 110,000 by Friday afternoon.Winds of up to 146 kilometers an hour hit France's Channel port of Dieppe overnight, while parts of Germany were bracing for up to 30 centimeters of snow, according to German weather officials.Around 200 troops were deployed to Great Yarmouth to help evacuate more than 5,000 homes, while 100 soldiers were standing by in Skegness to help out.
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