Very large tornado hits east of Bucharest, Romania

Very large tornado hits east of Bucharest, Romania

A large mesocyclonic tornado hit near Drajna Noua and Dragalina, Calarasi district, Romania on April 30, 2019, damaging homes, agricultural fields and vehicles.

While damage assessment is still underway, at least 7 people were injured. Most of them after the twister turned over a bus with 39 people inside. 

One of the passengers was treated for severe trauma.

Local media reports mention 10 homes were left without their roofs.

Meteorologist Mariana Fratila said it was a great and powerful tornado 'that has formed as a funnel from top to bottom and bottom to top.'

Drajna Noua is located about 110 km (68 miles) east of capital Bucharest.

Featured image: Tornado hits Romania on April 30, 2019. Credit: Clabo Media


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