The tornado went through five villages in the west of Germany, two people suffered. In addition, as a result of the rampant disaster, about 50 houses were damaged. Several buildings are seriously damaged, so that tenants can not return to them.
Due to the atmospheric vortex on Wednesday evening, May 16, the authorities closed the section of the railway from Mönchengladbach to Dutch Venlo, and motor roads were blocked by fallen trees. A representative of the district administration reported a seriously injured motorist and a fireman, who was injured by electric shock.
According to meteorologist Jorg Kachelmann, this is the sixth tornado in Germany this year.