HAMBURG - Emergency weather has held in various places in Germany. In Hamburg hundreds of people had to spend the night at the airport because flights were removed due to thunderstorms. A passenger train was demolished in the state of Thuringia, according to German media.
The thunderstorms and heavy rain made an end to the warm weather of the last days.
In large parts of Germany, the fire brigade was full of hands and streets stood blank and walked to basements. At the airport of Hamburg about 400 people got stuck because their flight did not go. Field beds were set for them and the Red Cross shared food.
The train derailed from the city of Stadtroda between Jena and Gera. The vehicle ran out of the rails through a mud flow. Seven people became light-wounded.