This is what the Czech Republic looks like after a tornado: it’s hell PHOTO / VIDEO – WorldEnglish
At least 200 people were injured in the tornado that hit southern Czech Republic last night, and there were confirmed deaths.
Source: B92, Tanjug, index.hr
Tanjug / Vaclav Salek / CTK via AP
According to the latest information, three people were killed, but it is feared that the number is not final.
Seven municipalities were found in the path of the tornado, and the southern province of Morava was the hardest hit, reports Reuters.
Wind gusts also reached 322 kilometers when the tornado reached the fourth level, which is the strongest in decades.
Photos on social media show destroyed cars, roofless houses and churches, smashed windows and uprooted trees.
Some houses were flooded and all the relevant services were engaged.
According to Deputy Mayor Marek Babis, half of the village of Hrušky in the Breclav region was razed by a tornado.
South Moravian governor Jan Grolich said he called the seat of the crisis late last night. “It’s hell,” he said.
According to the deputy mayor of Hrušky, Marek Babisz, half of the village of Hrušky in the Břeclav region was damaged by a tornado.
Help comes from across the country and from neighboring Austria. Interior Minister Jan Hamáček announced on Twitter that the situation in the affected areas was serious and that relief teams were on the ground.