Tornado damage estimates rising by the day

Estimates of the damage caused by Thursday’s tornado in the Břeclav and Hodonín regions are rising by the day. According to South Moravian Governor Jan Grolich the damage to municipal and private property may reach 12 billion crowns.

The tornado damaged 1,200 houses, of which over 60 are slated for demolition, destroyed hundreds of cars and damaged roads, forests and infrastructure.  The area is a wine-growing region and many hectares of vineyards were destroyed as well as a solar power plant.