At least five dead as storm hits central Europe

At least five dead as storm hits central EuropeAt least five people died in a windstorm that hit central Europe on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and traffic disruptions. In the Czech Republic, falling trees killed a woman in a forest near the central city of Trebic and an elderly man on the street in Jicin northeast of Prague. In Germany, a 63-year-old man sleeping in a van at a camping site on Jade Bay in the north of the country drowned when he tried to escape flash floods on foot, police said.



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