Storm Sabine damages 250 buildings in Poland - State Fire Service
Storm Sabine, also known as Ciara, hit Poland on Tuesday and damaged 250 buildings, including nearly 170 dwelling houses and hundreds of damaged trees, the State Fire Service (PSP) said on Wednesday.
Spokesman for the Chief Commander of the State Fire Service, Paweł Frątczak said that 1,246 interventions were reported in the country. The highest number of call-outs were in Silesia province, southern Poland. No one was killed or injured, PSP added.
In total, 7,525 freighters were engaged in the clearing up missions.
Between Sunday and Thursday, three people died across Poland and 12 were injured.
On Monday, Storm Sabine hit Poland with winds of up to 100 km/h killing two people in the southern mountain town of Bukowina Tatrzańska.
Shortly before 11 am high winds tore the roof off a ski equipment hire centre crushing four people. A 40-year-old woman and her daughter were killed. Two other injured people received treatment, Zakopane police spokesperson Agnieszka Szopińska told PAP.