Photo Story: Rare tornado, storms rip through southern Czech Republic, killing three

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A woman walks past damaged cars after a tornado hit in Mikulcice, Czech Republic.

A rare tornado on 24 June evening swept through the region of South Moravia, in south-eastern Czech Republic, leaving thousands of houses destroyed and damaged, authorities announced.

At least three people died, according to a spokesperson of the regional ambulance service.

A view of damage after a tornado hit in Mikulcice, Czech Republic, 25 June 2021.

Photos: EPA-EFE/MARTIN DIVISEK