In the case of the Tornado, the earthquake on Wednesday afternoon in the Eifel municipality of Roetgen severe damage, have been injured, according to the latest authorities ' information, five people easily. Four of them caution were brought a half to the hospital in the neighboring Simmerath, such as the cities Aachen region announced on Thursday. The wind pants, therefore, a total of 35 residential houses and two warehouses were damaged, ten of the houses are not currently livable. "He swept, short and fierce," said the spokesman for the fire Department to the storm.
The Tornado destroyed it according to a narrowly defined area of the 8,500 inhabitants of the municipality of Roetgen, which is located in the Northern part of the Eifel in the South of Aachen. The roofs of two houses were demolished in the severe storm completely. In Roetgen and in a location of the center on civil protection of the cities Aachen region has a total of 360 forces of the fire brigade, technisches Hilfswerk, the police, the German Red cross and the German life saving society.
For residents who could not stay in their homes, informed the authorities on Wednesday in a Roetgener school care for a gym. The night for Thursday had to spend there, however, no one, because the persons Concerned were otherwise. The exact height of the Tornado, caused damage was according to the authorities, first of all, it is not known – it is to be determined in the coming weeks.
swept A #Tornado today by the village of Roetgen in Aachen. He had covered roofs and other damage. pic.twitter.com/82FUAVcfSa— WDR aktuell (@WDR) March 13, 2019
Created: 14.03.2019, 12:03 PM