Insurance company Interpolis said on Wedneday it had received over 80 reports of damage caused by Tuesday evening’s storms in Limburg.
Most of the reports concern water damage and the total continues to go up, a spokesman told local news website 1Limburg.
Thunderstorms swept over the south and central parts of the Netherlands on Tuesday evening, bringing localised flooding and damaging trees.
More storms are forecast for Wednesday evening as the heatwave continues into its seventh day.
Gisteren namiddag, avond en afgelopen nacht lokale pittige #onweersbuien in #Limburg : in Kerkrade aan grens met Duitsland 50-60 mm regen, Ubachsberg 36, Haelen 30 en Roggel-Nunhem #Leudal 20 mm. Vandaag 34-36°, later weer buien #onweer die blijven hangen: https://t.co/mzQ3ylqmNu pic.twitter.com/LkQ2Gz2QD0
— Meteo Limburg (@MeteoLimburg) August 12, 2020
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