Berlin(October 30, 2017): Powerful storms Herwart have wreaked havoc in parts of central and northern Europe, killing at least five people in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic. The administration has imposed an emergency.
Winds reached 180km/h (112mph) on the Czech Republic’s highest mountain. Thousands of Poles and Czechs are still without power. The centre of the German city of Hamburg has been flooded.
Some rail services were still suspended in parts of Germany after routes sustained damage.
Disruption had also been reported on railways and several roads across the Czech Republic.