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Spain: Storm Hortense wreaks havoc in Madrid01:24

Spain: Storm Hortense wreaks havoc in Madrid

Spain
January 22, 2021 at 20:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Hortense storm caused wreckage in several parts of the Spanish capital, Madrid, on Friday.

Footage shows firefighters removing the roof of a building, which was ripped off by strong winds overnight, in the Vallecas district. Damage to the wall in the Plaza de Cibeles square can also be seen, with workers removing debris.

According to reports, the regional government, Community of Madrid, has attended to 522 incidents throughout the Madrid region, mainly due to fallen trees and branches.

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has announced that a new squall, which has been named Ignacio, is expected to hit on Saturday.

Spain: Storm Hortense wreaks havoc in Madrid01:24
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The Hortense storm caused wreckage in several parts of the Spanish capital, Madrid, on Friday.

Footage shows firefighters removing the roof of a building, which was ripped off by strong winds overnight, in the Vallecas district. Damage to the wall in the Plaza de Cibeles square can also be seen, with workers removing debris.

According to reports, the regional government, Community of Madrid, has attended to 522 incidents throughout the Madrid region, mainly due to fallen trees and branches.

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has announced that a new squall, which has been named Ignacio, is expected to hit on Saturday.