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Downpours in Poland. Thunderstorms on Wednesday, May 22. Firefighters' interventions. Flooding, lightning hit a residential building

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Wednesday is another stormy day in our country. Firefighters go out to intervene, among others, in voivodeships such as Lesser Poland, Świętokrzyskie and Łódź. In Radzewo (Greater Poland Voivodeship), lightning struck a residential building.

Thunderstorms have been passing over Poland since the afternoon, accompanied by heavy rainfall and, in some places, hail. Even third degree warnings are in force, issued by the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMWM). An RCB alert is also in force.

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Lightning strike, flooding, broken branches

Stormy weather causes firefighters to be called to action. According to the officer on duty at the Provincial Headquarters of the State Fire Service in Poznańin the voivodeship Greater Poland until Wednesday at 17 most interventions were recorded in Śrem (approx. 30) and Turku (approx. 25). They concerned mainly flooding of basements and roads. In Radzewo, Poznań County, lightning struck a residential building. There is no information about any injuries, but the chimney and part of the roof covering were damaged.

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Until 5:30 p.m Lesser Poland Due to the violent weather, firefighters recorded 24 interventions, most of them in the vicinity of the Krakow district. Firefighters intervened 18 times Podkarpacie – most service trips concerned the north-eastern part of the region. 22 interventions were recorded in the province. Świętokrzyskie, most of which came from Końskie County. The services' activities mainly concerned local flooding, pumping out water, unblocking culverts and broken trees.

On Wednesday in Sieradz (province) Łódź province) there was a heavy downpour. As senior captain Marcin Zwierzak, press officer of the District Commander of the State Fire Service in Sieradz, said in an interview with the tvnmeteo.pl portal, firefighters intervened twice in connection with a fallen tree and branches lying on the road.

In the photos of Internet users from Sieradz and Stąporków in the province. You can see flooded roads in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship.

Downpour in SieradzUser of the Storm Observers Network Reporting System, Justyna Krakowiak, Sieradz

Downpour in StąporkówUser of the Reporting System of the Storm Observers Network, Filip, Stąporków

Main photo source: User of the Storm Observers Network Reporting System, Filip, Justyna Krakowiak



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