At least five people died in western Germany Monday night in severe thunderstorms that delivered high winds, rain and lightening. Three people were killed in Dusseldorf after an uprooted tree crashed down on the shed where they were hiding
Meteorologists in the Netherlands issued a Code Orange weather warning Monday afternoon affecting Gelderland, Limburg, Noord-Brabant and Zeeland. Storms predicted Monday night could include wind speeds over 100 km/h, according to the KNMI, the country’s national meteorological institute. Thunderstorms, excessive rain and hail are all possible.
At many pre-sale locations, long queues formed for Pinkpop tickets on Saturday morning. In what has been called the 'Stones-effect', tickets for the festival have almost sold out in record time.
One woman died, and a man was injured at a spreading fire at a home on the Hovenstraat in the Landsgraaf of Limburg last night.
A total of 60,000 music fans visited this weekend the 44th edition of Pinkpop music festival. More than 32,000 people came for the weekend to South Limburg and approximately 28,000 festival visitors kept it in a day. This was reported by Pinkpop Boss Jan Smeets on Sunday evening.
Last year the oldest music festival in the Netherlands was sold out with 79,000 visitors.