Gale-Force Winds Cause Damage Across Hungary, Reports National Disaster Management Authority
- 28 Mar 2023 6:58 AM
- Hungary Matters
Most storm-related incidents were recorded in the western part of the country and Budapest, causing disruptions in rail traffic, the OKF said.
Power cables were damaged in Sopron, in north-west Hungary, after a tree fell on a residential building. Uprooted trees are also blocking traffic on several major roads.
In Somogy County, in the south-west, the winds brought down a tree onto the rail tracks. Firefighters are constantly responding to calls for help concerning damage caused by the winds.
The National Meteorological Service has issued a second-degree alert for eight of Hungary’s 19 counties, forecasting storm-force winds.
MTI Photo: Zoltán Mihádák
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