Dozens Injured as Storm Wreaks Havoc in Southern Czech Republic

Hundreds of first responders reported to areas across the Czech Republic’s South Moravian Region, where a tornado caused widespread destruction on Thursday, June 24.

According to rescue teams, more than 100 people were injured in seven villages, local media reported.

More than 120,000 households were without power in the region, according to local news reports.

The Czech police said vehicles were prohibited on roadways in Hodonin, Hrusky, Moravska Nova Ves, and Tynec, as first responders attended the scene.

This footage shared by Lucie Rossy Polaskova, who said it was taken in Hodonin, shows a swirling funnel cloud. Credit: Lucie Rossy Polaskova via Storyful