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Feb 11, 2020

Cyclone Ciara hits Hungary

The strongest winds were recorded in Kékestető, where Ciara blew 111 kilometer per hour gusts across the area.

Cyclone Ciara hit Hungary last night with some parts of the country experiencing 90-100 km/h winds.

Reports surfacing this morning state that roofs, trees and chimneys were damaged by the storm and disruptions have emerged on train lines and air travel today. 

The strongest winds were recorded in Kékestető, where Ciara blew 111 kilometer per hour gusts across the area.

According to the National Directorate General for Disaster Management, firefighters were called 397 times yesterday and damage has so far been recorded to more than 120 buildings.

The weather will remain calm today and is expected to continue in a similar vein throughout the week.

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