Quimburga is the name of a hurricane that crossed Central and Western Europe on November 13, 1972, causing serious damage to England, Belgium, the Netherlands, and northern Germany, and causing at least 73 deaths; During the clean-up work in the forests, 22 people were killed in Lower Saxony alone.Because of the enormous damage and the numerous casualties, which left this hurricane in Lower Saxony, the event was also called Niedersachsenorkan. Overall, the hurricane in Germany caused property damage of 1.34 billion DM at that time (in present purchasing power 2.19 billion Euro).Source and more: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orkan_Quimburga
May 12, 2018
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