Strong winds cause problems in northeast Czech Republic

Strong winds have caused problems in the Moravian-Silesian, Olomouc and Zlín regions in northeast Czech Republic, destroying roofs and breaking off tree branches, damaging power lines and blocking roads. Meteorologists said that wind gusts in some parts of the region had reached hurricane speeds. Fire fighters report dozens of incidents that have required their assistance on Tuesday and Wednesday. The authorities’ warning against strong winds is in place until Thursday noon.

Author: Jan Richter