Three people died in windstorm hits central Europe

Vastavam web:  At least three people died in a windstorm that hit central Europe today, causing widespread power outages and traffic disruptions, rescuers said.In the Czech Republic, falling trees killed a woman near the central city of Trebic and an elderly man in Jicin northeast of Prague.The strong winds halted traffic on dozens of railways and several roads across the Czech Republic. Some rivers in the north of the country reached the highest flood-alert levels.
“At present, hundreds of thousands of households are left without power,” Sona Holingerova Hendrychova, spokeswoman for the state-run power producer CEZ, said in a statement.In Austria, the organisers cancelled the men’s World Cup season-opening giant slalom at Solden scheduled for today.