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Windmill falls on public road in Jorwert, possibly due to wind

This is the second time in six years that a wind turbine has fallen over in Friesland, the spokesperson says. According to Omrop Fryslân, the windmill was blown down by the wind.

NETHERLANDS -- A windmill has fallen over in Jorwert in Friesland. The giant 32 meter tower ended up across the street.

The windmill was in the yard of a farmer, says a fire department spokesperson. The farm was not hit.

This is the second time in six years that a wind turbine has fallen over in Friesland, the spokesperson says.

The traffic on the Hessensereed Road was stopped. The fire deprtment shut power to the wind turbine while officials waited for specialists to remove the wind turbine.

It is not clear why the turbine fell over. Up to 8 p.m. A KNMI warning code was yellow indicating high winds; the turbine fell over around 7 p.m. Omrop Fryslân believes the turbine had blown over.

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NETHERLANDS -- A windmill has fallen over in Jorwert in Friesland. The giant 32 meter tower ended up across the street.

The windmill was in the yard of a farmer, says a fire department spokesperson. The farm was not hit.

This is the second time in six years that a wind turbine has fallen over in Friesland, the spokesperson says.

The traffic on the Hessensereed Road was stopped. The fire deprtment shut power to the wind turbine while officials waited for specialists to remove the wind turbine.

It is not clear why the turbine fell over. Up to 8 p.m. A KNMI warning code was yellow indicating high winds; the turbine fell over around 7 p.m. Omrop Fryslân believes the turbine had blown over.

Translation to English using Google Translate


Source: https://nos.nl/artikel/2313...

DEC 9 2019
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