The fight against water is not yet called off

almost 30 man from the fire department, the agency and the municipality of Thisted have the night before christmas eve struggled to avoid flooding. Since at 1

The fight against water is not yet called off

almost 30 man from the fire department, the agency and the municipality of Thisted have the night before christmas eve struggled to avoid flooding.

Since at 10 o'clock on Monday morning, they have done everything they could to avoid that Tingstrup Lake flows over its banks and flooding the Thisted city and the surrounding allotments. It writes the TV Midtvest.

A 300 metre long stretch around the lake is in the course of the day and evening dammed using sandbags and mobile opdæmninger.

Ironically, the lake is landscaped to prevent flooding, but the massive rain in recent months, has set the lake on a harder test than it could cope with. Therefore, the struggling local now against the water.

According to local measurements, since the month of august dropped to around 700 mm in the area.

even Though christmas is coming, is the fight against the floodwaters is far from called off, says indsatsleder by The Preparedness Lars Enevoldsen to the TV Midtvest.

"We must be here throughout the evening and some also need to be out here in the night to keep an eye on it," he says.

Yet dry to the effort the leader does not promise that the crew can take a break on christmas eve.

Updated Date: 24 December 2019, 00:00

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