Storm dam­ages Lin­den build­ings

Stabroek News Sunday - - GLOBAL GOSSIP -

The Chris­tian­burg/Wis­mar Mul­ti­lat­eral School and the Macken­zie Mar­ket were among the struc­tures that were dam­aged after a freak storm hit Lin­den yes­ter­day af­ter­noon. Stabroek News un­der­stands that heavy winds and rains be­gan just after three yes­ter­day af­ter­noon. Lin­den Mayor Car­wyn Hol­land said that the town and out­ly­ing ar­eas had ex­pe­ri­enced an es­ti­mated three hour long thun­der­storm dur­ing the wee hours of yes­ter­day. Ac­cord­ing to Hol­land, a sim­i­lar sit­u­a­tion oc­curred yes­ter­day af­ter­noon just after 3:00 pm. The storm re­port­edly lasted for at least an hour and a half and had prompted many per­sons to “close up shop” and go home early.

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