The Dutch flagship airline KLM said it had cancelled 167 flights scheduled for Friday over a looming storm.
"Due to stormy weather in Amsterdam on Thursday 17 February and Friday 18 February 2022, our flights to, from, or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol may be disrupted," the company said in a statement, adding that 167 flights had been cancelled.
Storm Eunice is forming unusually far south and east in the Atlantic...— Scott Duncan (@ScottDuncanWX) February 17, 2022
With the help and guidance of a rip-roaring jet stream, Eunice will approach peak intensity over areas that rarely see such violent winds.
This is a particularly serious situation. pic.twitter.com/n0KLAchGJJ
On Thursday, the meteorological service of the Netherlands issued a warning over the storm Eunice, which is expected to hit the country on Friday.
The speed of the wind currently reaches 139 kilometres per hour (86 miles per hour) in some parts of the country.