At least five people were killed when a powerful storm hit Germany’s western state of North-Rhine Westphalia on Monday evening, June, 9. A 50-year-old cyclist was killed by a falling tree in Cologne and three more people died in Dusseldorf when a tree fell on a summer house. One more person died in Essen. Small roads were closed and tram services were also suspended in Dusseldorf due to high winds.
This video shows the impact of the storm in Kettwig, south of Essen. Credit: YouTube/Daniel Eich