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Germany plagued by severe thunderstorms

Germany plagued by severe thunderstorms

Photo: NU.nl/Jeroen Root

Germany has Sunday suffered severe weather events. Severe thunderstorms moved across the country and especially the southwest met, but also the northeast state of Mecklenburg-western Pomerania to deal with heavy rainfall. So are trees pulled from the ground, flew, houses on fire and stranded train passengers.

In Offenburg in the south-western state of Baden-Württemberg had Sunday night hundreds of train passengers in the rain waiting to make their journey by bus to continue. Also in Baden-Baden, lost about six hundred people. They were by emergency services assisted. On the route from Offenburg to Freiburg were in two different places, the overhead is faulty.

In Mecklenburg-western Pomerania fell trees and had an open-air theatre be interrupted. Also, two homes on fire after it had been struck by lightning. In Bavaria got an older couple injured after smoke had inhaled when their house hay caught fire.

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