Strong winds cause disruptions around Czech Republic

Strong winds have caused disruptions around the Czech Republic, with the North Bohemia region particularly badly hit. Gales have knocked down trees in several places, interrupting service on a number of railway lines. Ski resorts have also been affected, with the final day of the Ski Flying World Championships in Harrachov having to be abandoned. Forecasters said the winds should ease by around 8PM on Sunday.

Author: Ian Willoughby