Incredible storm in Germany knocks over massive trees with ease
Eight people were killed in Germany as Friederike, the strongest windstorm in 11 years, whipped through on Thursday. A trail of wind damage was left in its wake with roads and railways littered with debris.
In some parts of the country, the wind reached an astonishing speed of 130 km/h, putting old trees to the ground as they were sticks.
Watch this clip captured on a road in NRW, West-Germany, where the wind managed to lay down tree after tree, blocking one of the main roads in the area. Luckily, no one got hurt this time. This kind of storms are very unusual for this part of Europe, this being the second this month, that clears through the area, leaving a lot a damage and chaos behind.