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12th March, 2019

Disaster Control in damage control

Damage control units are on the alert for falling trees and broken branches, which caused serious damage on Monday, Disaster Control affirmed.

Stormy winds tore off part of a roof on Szép utca in downtown Budapest.

Local volunteer fire-fighters were called into action to remove a tree that fell on to Hársfavirág utca in the 16th District.

In Dunakeszi a concrete pylon leaned dangerously under the burden of a felled tree, endangering both road and pedestrian traffic.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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