"Downburst" storm damages Dutch village on Friday evening

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Colin Youngs

Jun 19, 2021, 5:16:30 PM6/19/21
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Serious damage was caused to the village of Leersum in the centre of the Netherlands on Friday evening by what seems to have been a "downburst".

Half a dozen houses were so badly damaged that they are temporarily uninhabitable, and large numbers of trees were blown down in the village and surrounding area.

First video in this news report (no commentary) shows damage caused by the storm in the village and surrounding area (pictures by drone) https://nos.nl/artikel/2385784-explosieve-situatie-leidde-tot-verwoeste-huizen-en-omgewaaide-bomen-leersum

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