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Austria: Father and daughter saved in Carinthia

2021-08-01T12:53:27.137Z

In heavy rain, she was out and about on the Pirkachklamm via ferrata: A 47-year-old Belgian and his 16-year-old daughter were rescued, soaked and hypothermic. There were also storms in other regions of Austria.



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Storm in Neunkirchen in Austria

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In Austria, storms caused damage again and put two tourists in dire straits.

A 47-year-old Belgian and his 16-year-old daughter made an emergency call on Saturday evening from a via ferrata in the Pirkachklamm in Carinthia during heavy rain, the police reported.

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The mountain rescue found the two very hypothermic and completely soaked around midnight.

According to the police, the two refused a medical examination.

The vacationers, dressed in shorts and T-shirts, were led down a path into the valley.

Other regions of Austria were also affected by the storms.

In Styria, according to the authorities, streets had to be closed after mudslides.

In Lower Austria, rain, hail and gusts of wind led to flooding.


bbr / dpa

Source: spiegel

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