Tornado ravages roofs in Pardubice region

A tornado struck several communities in the region of Pardubice on Wednesday, damaging a number of roofs. No one was reported to have been injured. The greatest damages were in the village of Staré Čívice, where the tornado damaged about a dozen houses as well as the buildings of two companies, where 122 employees were forced to evacuate. Strong winds in the area also did damage to trees and roads, and brought down electrical power lines in one instance. Over all damages are estimated to be in the tens of millions of crowns.