Heavy storms to hit western Czech Republic

Heavy storms are expected to hit western Czech Republic on Friday evening, meteorologists have warned. The storms could be accompanied by strong winds and hail. The warning applies to the regions of Karlovy Vary, Plzeň, central and southern Bohemia and western parts of the Ústí region. Torrential rain could cause local flooding, the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute said, and asked people in the likely affected areas to secure doors and windows on their houses.

Author: Jan Richter