Heavy thunderstorm hits Czech Republic

Heavy thunderstorms, which hit the Czech Republic on Wednesday, have lead to damages across the country. In central and northern Moravia, falling trees damaged roads and railways. Railway traffic was interrupted in two locations. In the Tábor region in southern Bohemia, lightning lead to a fire in a biogas plant, with damages estimated to reach up to five million Czech crowns. Firefighters across Moravia received dozens of calls for help with flooded cellars and other consequences of the heavy storm.

Author: Sarah Borufka