UPDATED: Strong wind caused problems around Slovakia

A fallen tree killed a schoolboy in Nitra.

A tree fell on Podunajská Street in Bratislava.A tree fell on Podunajská Street in Bratislava. (Source: TASR)

Strong wind complicated situation around Slovakia and even claimed a life. In Nitra, a fallen tree killed a 14-year-old boy and injured several other pupils, the police informed on Facebook.

More than 200 interventions by firefighters were needed in all Slovakia by 19:00 on Monday. Zuzana Farkasová from the Firefighter and Rescuer Presidium stated that the most intervention was needed in the Nitra region, altogether 52 times, especially in the counties of Nové Zámky, Nitra and Komárno.

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In the Trnava region, their intervention was needed in 47 cases, 37 times in the Banská Bystrica region, 35 times in the Bratislava region, 14 times in the Žilina region, eight times in the Trenčín region and the Košice region, and 4 times in the Prešov region. About 250 firefighters were out in the field.

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