Wind storm caused chaos in Germany and the Netherlands

Wind storm caused chaos in Germany and the Netherlands

Severe storm paralyzed the airport “Schiphol” in Amsterdam and led to chaos on German roads. Gusts of wind in the night of Thursday, reached 140 km/hour. In most parts of the Netherlands and in Germany interrupted railway traffic.


In the Netherlands particularly affected the truck drivers.

At least three people were killed by falling trees in the Netherlands, where in the night of Thursday raged a hurricane.

Earlier in the seven provinces of the Netherlands was declared on red alert in connection with the hurricane.

Due to strong winds, the authorities have decided to temporarily suspend the air traffic at Amsterdam airport Schiphol, one of the largest in the world.

Gusts of wind reached night and Thursday morning, 140 miles per hour. Interrupted railway communication in most parts of the country.

According to the forecast of weather forecasters, hurricane-force winds will continue until evening.

At least 3 people have been killed by a powerful storm in the Netherlands. It’s now headed towards Germany.

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In the airport “Schiphol” cancelled flights.

Police blocked traffic to the city centre of Almere, East of Amsterdam. It is reported that 17 trucks rolled over due to wind gusts.