Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013

Wind gust in Australia claims 2

A wall collapsed due to strong wind gust on Swanston Street in the Melbourne has claimed lives of two pedestrians. Wall collapse also injured a 19-year-old woman who is currently having treatment at Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Collapsed wall was part of the old Carlton & United brewery site. Police and WorkSafe Victoria are investing the disaster.

Swanston Street and surrounding streets however remain closed to traffic.

Photo: Wall collapse due to strong wind gusts in Melbourne, Australia; Herald Sun

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 28, 2013
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