Storms wreck havoc in Southern, Central Europe

 After the heat subsided, strong storms uprooted trees, destroyed homes and damaged cars and boats in parts of southern and central Europe. There are victims in many countries, including children. In Italy, Austria and France, the most deaths were reported from fallen trees. Witnesses in Corsica, France say they were not warned Winds of up to 225 km/h and hail lashed the French island of Corsica, uprooting trees and destroying mobile homes. In Corsica, a tree fell on a camp, killing five people, including a 13-year-old girl. A 46-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman were also killed in the car when a beach tent collapsed, the BBC said. The storm killed a 62-year-old fisherman and a 60-year-old kayaker, both missing at sea. French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, who arrived in Corsica on Thursday, said a total of 20 people were injured, four of them seriously. Evacuation procedures were put in place late Thursday to prevent further casualties, with around 13,000 people being evacuate