Hurricane in Europe has claimed the lives of five peopleUncategorized October 29, 2017
KIEV. 29 Oct. UNN. The cyclone storm “Hervert” that plagues 29 Oct Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria and Slovakia, led to the death already at least five people and caused significant material damage strong winds and downpours, reports UNN citing “Radio Liberty“.
Two people were killed in Poland and the Czech Republic – in all cases, because of the fall broken by the wind of the trees. One person was killed in Germany, he drowned due to the sharp rise of the water level. There are injured.
Due to flooding, broken trees and broken power lines in Germany and the Czech Republic were disrupted railway traffic in Germany it completely stopped in seven out of 16 Federal States, on many routes the traffic will be closed until Monday. Also in some places was disrupted and road links.
Thousands of homes were left without power.
The speed of the winds, especially in mountain districts, has reached the level of a hurricane, reaching up to 180 kilometers per hour (think hurricane wind speeds of over 118 km/h).
Earlier this month, Germany was struck by the cyclone storm “Xavier”, with the result that it killed seven people.