Summer storm Francis, moving across the country since last night, has caused damage and nuisance. This mainly concerns facade damage, fallen trees and water damage. There were also problems on the tracks.
In Heerhugowaard a jetty fell over and on an Amsterdam canal a tree fell on a boat:
In Assen, a houseboat flooded with water after an old sewer pipe had come loose. The fire brigade tried to limit the damage as much as possible with a pump. A special rescue crane with sealing material from the fire brigade of Groningen was also used, a spokesman told RTV Drenthe.
The houseboat is lopsided:
The highlight of the storm was in the early morning. The hardest gusts of wind, of 107 kilometres per hour, were measured at the pier of IJmuiden. Along the entire coast there was wind force 9. Hard gusts of wind are also expected for the rest of the day. In the west of the country code yellow.
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A selection of photos from different places in the country: