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Storms in Europe cause huge damage and disruption

Huge storms and torrential rain throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland have induced damage and disruption to homes and roads

Summer season storms have continued to batter central Europe.  Torrential rain has hit many cities and cities throughout the nation. 

The floods have compelled the closure of quite a few roads and additionally affected rail site visitors. 

Among the many traces which have needed to shut as a consequence of storm damage are the one between Hamburg and Berlin and a significant north-south line between Kassel and Goettingen.

Switzerland can be recovering from Thursday’s thunderstorms, which prompted dozens of calls to the hearth division.

Wind speeds of as much as 135 km/h knocked down timber and broken roofs and road furnishings. No casualties have been reported.

In Austria, there have been a number of landslides, which affected properties. Within the state of Carinthia, hailstones of as much as 8 centimetres in diameter fell, decimating crops.

Along with quite a few flooded streets, timber had additionally been uprooted. Social networks circulated footage displaying violent squalls and flooded streets. Amongst different issues, the forecourt and the highway in entrance of the Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe ICE practice station have been seen fully underwater.


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