A hurricane has hit homes in the southeastern part of the Czech Republic, causing unidentified deaths and injuries. Unfortunately we can confirm that there are victims, but I can’t say the exact number, “a local emergency services spokesman told AFP. According to initial estimates, 100-150 people were injured, but Hodonin said about 200 people were hospitalized. However, accurate calculations are impossible, and many people are still under the rubble.
All relief units are home, said Jan Hamasek, the interior minister Available is already running, others are moving to the affected area. In addition to the Czech army, rescue workers from Austria and Slovakia arrived at the scene. The hurricane pounded several towns and villages, including tennis ball-sized hailstones, destroying homes, a retirement home and a local zoo. The hurricane caused power outages and traffic jams on the main highway connecting Prague with the Slovak capital, Bratislava.
Video footage from the region was shown on social networks Buildings and cars were destroyed, tree stumps were cut down and several fires broke out. Local Governor John Grolich said after visiting the area. The Czech news agency CTK quoted Husky Meyer as saying that half of the village had been razed to the ground. Hurricanes passing through the Czech Republic forced Prime Minister Andrzej Babis to stay in Brussels after the EU summit because the landing in Prague was too dangerous. In neighboring Poland, a typhoon swept through the southern province of Malopolska, damaging roofs and injuring one person.
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