As a result of strong wind and heavy rainfall on Tuesday, firefighters all over Poland intervened over 570 times. They had the most work in the Warmińsko-Mazurskie voivodship, where three tent camps were preventively evacuated. In Warmia and Mazury, over four thousand recipients were left without electricity in the evening. In Białystok, the wind broke a fragment of the facade of the block of flats.
On Tuesday, the wind was strong in Poland. There is also heavy rainfall from which it continues warns the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management. For part of the Warmińsko-Mazurskie voivodship, the level of alerts was raised to the third.
Three tent people evacuated, broken trees
As reported by the press spokesman of the chief commander of the State Fire Service, brig. Karol Kierzkowski, by 8 p.m., 576 interventions related to the removal of the effects of strong wind and rainfall were recorded throughout the country. There are no injured. The greatest number of departures of firefighters was recorded in the Podlaskie – 234, Warmińsko-Mazurskie – 155 and Mazowieckie – 38 voivodships.
In the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, the organizers of camps in tents made a decision on the preventive evacuation of three camps out of 67 currently operating in the voivodeship. One of the evacuations took place with the support of the fire brigade – Kierzkowski noted on Tuesday evening.
Earlier, Capt. Piotr Janiuk from the Warmian-Masurian fire brigade informed that firefighters had the most work in connection with the fallen trees on roads and sidewalks.
In Bartoszyce a tree branch fell on two parked cars, in the Gołdap district the wind broke the roof of the farm building. Firemen had the most interventions in the poviats of Ełk, Iława and Olsztyn.
In Warmia and Mazury, several thousand customers without electricity
As reported in the evening by the voivodeship crisis management center on duty, 4.6 thousand consumers in Warmia and Warmia do not have electricity due to breakdowns caused by strong winds. Masuriamost of which in the vicinity Szczytna and Pisz. Power failures are removed on a regular basis.
Białystok: trees fell on cars, elevation torn off
Dangerous weather prevailed on Tuesday also in Podlasie. In Bialystok There were two situations in which trees fell on cars, which was reported in the afternoon by the press spokeswoman of the Białystok guard junior Capt. MSc. Agnieszka Walentynowicz-Niedbałko.
She added that 16 events related to the effects of strong winds were recorded at that time. Mainly fallen trees blocked the roadways.
At Towarowa Street in Białystok, the wind broke off a fragment of the facade. We received the first information on this subject at Contact 24.
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