Severe Thunderstorms with high winds, hail, and rain are from France, through the Netherlands to Northern Germany pulled. More than 177,000 lightning bolts were discharged. Several people were injured.
Severe Thunderstorms moved in from France via the Benelux countries to Germany. According to the German weather service (DWD) gave it the price is 177.000 flashes in the night sky. "This is an extraordinary number for a Thunderstorm," said Marcus Beyer.
The Storm had reached late Wednesday evening, West Germany and the Saarland in the area of Kleve in the beginning for orkanaritge gusts and heavy rain made sure of that. On his way to the North lost it then, but in strength and moved off early in the Morning, mostly on the North sea.wounded in the Netherlands
in Particular the Netherlands were affected: In the case of storms with high winds, rain and hail at least five people were injured. As the fire and rescue services, was a Person of a tree hit. The storm left "a trail of devastation," it said. Trees were uprooted and blocked roads, brick roofs blown away and streets are flooded, reported the use of force.