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Storm Dennis sweeps across Belgium

BRUSSELS, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- A Code Yellow weather warning is in force in Belgium till Sunday night as Storm Dennis sweeps across the country after having battered parts of UK and France.
The Brussels Environment Agency has closed all the parks in Brussels until Monday morning.
Meanwhile, local media reported storm damage at a number of locations with damage to a building and trees uprooted but no injuries have been reported.
By noon on Sunday the Fire Service in Antwerp Province received around 30 calls to deal with storm-related damage, said the news portal VRT.
In Walloon region, Fire Service received around 100 calls to deal with issues related to Storm Dennis by lunchtime on Sunday.
The Belgium weather bureau said it will be mostly cloudy Sunday afternoon. In the second half of the afternoon, an area of active rain will begin to invade the country from the coast, accompanied by a strong wind field.
The wind will be strong to very strong with gusts of 90 km/h possible. However, temperatures will remain mild between 12-16 degrees, it said.
On Monday, showers are predicted, especially in the afternoon. (end) nk.mt