Heads of Weather Service in Hungary Sacked Over Faulty National Holiday Storms Report
- 23 Aug 2022 7:54 AM
The dismissal of Kornélia Radics and Gyula Horváth is to take effect immediately, with the new leaders of the organization to be named at a later time.
Although the announcement did not provide any reasons for the decision, the media outlet suggests that the exemption may have had something to do with the fact that on August 20, a special task force decided, at OMSZ’s recommendation, not to hold the fireworks display planned for the evening.
But despite the OMSZ forecast of rain and wind storms, there were clear skies in Budapest during the period when the event would have taken place on Saturday night.
MTI Photo: Szilárd Koszticsák
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