Storm in Bucharest: Two injured, 45 damaged vehicles, 122 fallen trees, 196 interventions


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A number of 45 vehicles were damaged and 122 trees were broken following the storm on Wednesday night in Bucharest, the mayor of the Capital, Nicusor Dan, announced on Thursday, adding that by 6.00 there were 196 interventions of teams.

A Code Orange of storms with gusts of over 70 – 75 km / h was in force until 23.30hrs on Wednesday evening in Bucharest.

“By 6 o’clock in the morning there were 196 interventions of the intervention teams, we have 122 trees that were broken, we have 17 poles that were damaged, 13 construction elements that fell off and 45 vehicles damaged as a result extreme weather phenomena during the night “, Nicusor Dan told a press conference.

Moreover, two people were injured on Wednesday night in Bucharest after a GSM antenna fell over two houses on Giuleşti Street, the Bucharest-Ilfov Emergency Situations Inspectorate (ISUBIF) announced, after the strong storm that affected the Capital.

One of the victims, a 70-year-old woman, was transported by a SMURD truck to the Military Hospital. The second victim, a 90-year-old woman, was transported to a medical unit by a crew of the Bucharest-Ilfov Ambulance Service.

At the same time, a scaffolding partially detached from the facade of a building on I.C. Boulevard. Brătianu.a large GSM antenna fell on two houses on Giuleşti Street no. 309. The road traffic was restricted for a few hours in the area.

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