Photo fact: trees fell spontaneously in the city center

Today, July 12, in the afternoon (around 16:00) in Daugavpils, the sultry heat was replaced by a large downpour with strong gusts of wind.

This was the reason for the fallen trees in the city center and at the entrance to the Daugavpils fortress. One of the trees on Viestura Street fell on a car, the other blocked traffic on the same street a little further, on a two-way section (between Imantas and Kr. Valdemara streets).

Also, a large tree fell at the entrance to the Fortress, on the way to the Mikhailovsky Gate. Brigades of the State Fire and Rescue Service promptly arrived at the scene. Employees of the State Border Guard Service began to eliminate the consequences of rain and strong winds. The sawn trees were removed and stacked along the sidewalk to make way for vehicles.

The intersection of Saules and Viestura streets was blocked by a car of the State Police, and municipal policemen also arrived here. At the time of publication, this intersection was regulated by police – drivers had to bypass the section of ul. Viestura on the street. Saules.

All the details about the damage caused and possible victims of the sudden disaster are currently being investigated.


Source: GOROD.LV – новости Даугавпилса by gorod.lv.

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