In several mountainous areas from the terrible weather suffered by the tourists
Unfortunately, there are victims, among them children.
In the Polish Tatra mountains on Thursday, August 22, carousing powerful element. In the region of the storm with the storm. The storm took the lives of four people, according to Polish newspaper RMF24.
The lightning hit a group of tourists. Killing four people – two adults and two children.
Rescue workers say that lightning is literally “hunted” for the people, because reports of the victims came from different parts of the highlands. In addition to the four killed, 22 injured. To hospitalize people in medical facilities, helicopters were used, and in the mountains passed several rescue operations.
“Around 13:15 we got the message that in the area of the massif of Giewont occurred very intense atmospheric discharge. We know that there were up to 20 tourists,” – told the police of the city of Zakopane.
It is noted that in the Tatras is carried out several rescue operations. Lightning struck tourists in different parts of the mountains. To rescue drew four helicopters to take the injured to the hospital.
“The conditions in the mountains difficult. Surely the rescuers in the mountains remain, how much time it will take and how long it will be, said is possible. Priority for all services is to assist victims, and we pay particular attention to this” – said one of the responsible for saving people Peter Svik.
The guards of the Park closed to tourist routes. How many people remained in the mountains, is unknown. Rescuers will try to explore all the popular trails.
It is reported that only one in Zakopane affected 89 people, they were hospitalized.
As we wrote earlier, the incident occurred in Cuba on the beach in Santa Cruz del Norte is 40 km from the capital Havana. There broke out a terrible storm with torrential rain, thunder and lightning. In the end, the lightning struck to death five people.
Among the victims were three children. Another child was urgently hospitalized in one of the local hospitals.
Scientists from local geophysical Institute and astronomy led the sad numbers. In Cuba every year, lightning killed at least 65 people. It is noted that from 1979 to 2013 on the island killed 1 of 682 people due to lightning.