Berlin, May 20 (AP) Thunderstorms have created havoc
across Germany leading to the derailment of a train with seven
people injured, flight cancellations at Hamburg’s airport and
a mudslide on a highway in the eastern part of the country.
The German news agency dpa reported today that a regional
train derailed near Stadtroda in eastern Germany after the
tracks were covered by a mudslide late yesterday. Seven people
were slightly injured and the tracks remained closed today.
Some 140 passengers had to spend the night on cots after
29 flights were canceled at Hamburg airport due to
thunderstorms and lightning. A highway near the eastern city
of Leipzig had to be closed after heavy rain caused a mudslide
late yesterday. (AP)
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.