Wind speeds of up to 119km/h (74mph) in Geilenkirchen north of Aachen, where at least 30 people had been hurt by flying debris. Streets in the town centre were completely covered by red tiles blown from roofs. Two gyms were being used as emergency shelters, with some 300 beds for affected residents. Because distruction, Travel across the region has been disrupted. The bad news for Germans was the prediction of more rain, thunder and lightning are expected on Thursday. Another tornado in the past struck Central German States of Thuringia and Saxony-Anhalt, when a camp site was severely damaged with some fatalities .in June 15, 1980. The latest big tornado in Germany caused massive destruction in the villages of Micheln and Trebbichau in June3 23, 2004.