Extreme weather

12 07 2010

Wow, I just experienced somewhat of the most extreme weather I have ever seen in the Netherlands. It has been super hot for days with heat index at around 108 and today around 1 pm all hell broke loose. Thunder/lightning and wind like a tornado. Car windows smashed, big tree branches collapsed, the roof of the train station and of several buildings collapsed and fell 100 meters further on the floor and tons of traffic lights broke in two. For some states in the U.S this might be common, here not so much and apparently we are also not very well prepared. Scary it was for sure.

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