Monday 08 March 2021

Storms cause local floods and tree damage, more expected tonight


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.

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