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Strong wind in Poland. Firefighters interventions, houses without electricity

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Friday was another windy day, even though the wind had weakened. Throughout Poland, by 6 p.m. on that day, firefighters recorded almost two thousand interventions in connection with the effects of violent weather. After Thursday and Friday storms, there were still over 20,000 people without electricity on Friday evening.

Due to strong winds on Friday, until 6 p.m., the fire brigade carried out the greatest number of interventions in the Dolnośląskie voivodship, there were departures there 300 times. 290 interventions have been recorded in Mazovia, 287 in Kujawy, 271 in Greater Poland, and 163 in the Lodz Region – was handed over by Brigadier Karol Kierzkowski from the State Fire Service.

The strong wind did much more damage on Thursday. On that day, all over Poland, firefighters intervened over 10,000 times. Four people were killed and 18 injured.

Houses without windstorms

Due to the storms, many homes are still without electricity. As of 18 on Friday, it’s about 20,543 recipients – Marek Kubiak, deputy director of the Government Center for Security, said on Twitter. As he mentioned, there are 5,684 recipients in the province. Mazowieckie and 5579 in the province. Lower Silesia and 2519 in the province. Łódź Province.

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Broken trees in OlsztynPAP / Tomasz Waszczuk

Firefighters interventions in PrzemyślPAP / Marcin Bielecki

Effects of strong winds in WrocławPAP / Aleksander Koźmiński

IMGW warnings and RCB alert

It will still blow strongly at night from Friday to Saturday and on the first day of the weekend. They do warnings issued by the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management. In two voivodeships, where the wind is to blow the most, it is still important alert of the Government Center for Security.

On Friday the wind was the strongest on Śnieżka, where gusts of up to 130 kilometers per hour were recorded. In Ustka, Łeba and Kasprowy Wierch, the gusts of wind reached 86 km / h. Gusts of 60-70 km / h have been recorded in many places.

The strongest gusts of wind on Friday in Polandwetteronline.de

PAP, wetteronline.de, tvnmeteo.pl

Main photo source: PAP / Tomasz Waszczuk

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