Evacuations as WWII bomb found

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Hundreds of tenants had to leave their homes temporarily after a World War Two (WWII) bomb was found. The US American aerial bomb weighing 250 kilograms was discovered by workers engaged in the construction of Vienna’s new main train station yesterday afternoon (Tues). Around 200 residents of housing estates in the city’s Favoriten district were […]

Hail causes €3mn havoc


Thousands of hectares of agricultural land have been devastated by thunderstorms.Powerful thunderstorms and hail wrecked crops of around 7,000 hectares of land in Vienna, Lower Austria, Upper Austria and Burgenland at the weekend, the Austrian Hail Insurance Association said today (Mon). Hundreds of firemen had to pump water from flooded cellars and homes.The insurer explained […]