Severe weather in Frankfurt: As a cooking pot, the bubbles shoot

The cleanup work at the Marie Bittorf plant in the Frankfurt district of Dornbusch are on Wednesday afternoon is still in full swing. Parts of a bent Metallzaun

Severe weather in Frankfurt: As a cooking pot, the bubbles shoot

The cleanup work at the Marie Bittorf plant in the Frankfurt district of Dornbusch are on Wednesday afternoon is still in full swing. Parts of a bent Metallzauns lie next to the large tree that fell on the grounds of the Kita, which is directly adjacent to the Park. To the excavator, the back branch after Branch from the grounds down, there are passers-by with a few meters of distance. Stefanie Fleming remained on the edge of the Park. Like most that stop here, look you long on the roots of the tree, the now project man high up. Fleming lives in the sudermann road, around 500 meters away. At around 17: 30 it went off in the district on Tuesday, suddenly, with the storm. "As it has thundered, I've made it a little thought. But soon afterwards, the rain whipped against the window, and outside the construction sites, traffic signs are flying around.“

Jannik Waidner

volunteer.

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Bernhard Biener

correspondent of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung for the high Taunus district.

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to the bottom of the tree crowns were bent, says the CDU-Council of Lothar Stapf, who came to take pictures for the mayor. At the time of the storm he was at a appointment in Eschersheim. "The cemetery was completely white from the hail."

The tree next to the children's center Eichendorff road is one of ten that were uprooted, according to the parks Department on Tuesday in Frankfurt, in Parks and on streets. Through the Storm, it came to Gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail,especially in the North-West of the city was affected. Between Bockenheim and Niederursel, and von Praunheim up to the Bush, the severe weather caused devastation. In many places cellars were full, the Boughs were torn down, roofs damaged.

"It is fine"

"Many of the trees are weakened by the drought of the last few years," says Simone Jacob from Frankfurt's parks and recreation Department. They feared, therefore, that a lot of pass more. "It's all right this once." The tree controls are not finished yet, in many places, lots of tree Branches were still in the tree crowns. All the trees in the affected area would now be checked. Also some of the cemeteries in the affected parts of the city remained on Wednesday still closed.

fallen trees were the reason for numerous missions in the surrounding areas. In the state Park Wilhelmsbad in Hanau, Germany, are overturned on Tuesday evening, five trees. In addition, some broke, some larger Branches. Most of the damages were eliminated on Wednesday and the main roads have been passable, informed the administration of the National locks and gardens in Hessen. You asked for visitors of all historic gardens urgently to stay on the main paths and to avoid the cordoned-off zones, because Branches could fall off. In the high-Taunus-circle behind the Storm of Tuesday caused no major damage. In Steinbach and Oberursel water penetrated in some basement, in Oberursel, it was struck by lightning in a house. However, only the tiles were damaged.

Updated Date: 12 August 2020, 16:20

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