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Hurricane gush rips roof off entire apartment block, caught on video

By The Siberian Times reporter
21 March 2016

People gasp as they watch horror in remote Arctic town of Dudinka.

the roof being blown off a block of apartments in fierce winds and sub zero temperatures. Picture: Vkontakte

This extraordinary footage was filmed from a nearby block of flats. Astonishingly there were no casualties according to emergency services. It shows the roof being blown off a block of apartments in fierce winds and sub zero temperatures. 

A female voice gasps as she sees the unfolding tragedy. 

Roof blown away


Roof blown away


Roof blown away

'How good that there were no cars and no people around, isn't it? And it didn't reach the shops.' Pictures: Vkontakte

Male voice: Get, get away, get away (from the window)

Female voice, panic-stricken:  Oh no, no, no, oh dear dear, oh!!! (as the roof crashes to the ground)

All: Oh my God. 

All: Holy ****

Female voice: At least it didn't hurt anyone did it? Oh my God. Do we still have electricity? How timely it was that he drove away...

Roof blown away


Roof blown away


Roof blown away

'Thank God there were no people there.' Pictures: Vkontakte

Male voices: Holy ****

Female voice: Thank God there were no people there.

Male voice: Imagine how **** scared they got inside there! My hands are still shaking.

Dudinka


Dudinka

Remote Arctic town of Dudinka is the northernmost port of Russia and the strong winds are common thing here. Pictures: The Siberian Times

Female voice: Oh my god how scary it must have been. How good that there were no cars and no people around, isn't it? And it didn't reach the shops.

Male voice, laughing nervously: Look, look (camera points to an obviously shocked pedestrian), a man is running there, he is looking at what happened.

Comments (2)

Glad no one was hurt. Still, with such weather, I hope the people living in that building are comfortably accommodated; ideally, the building could be kept habitable so they could just stay there. Maybe, with constant snow removal, there is a way to safely tarp a building that size.
PF, Framingham, MA, USA
29/03/2016 10:07
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as the planet begins to warm, in levels that were previously unimaginable, the Arctic will be getting warmer than anywhere else, before the rest of the planet heats up. If there are people anywhere near permafrost that is rapidly disintegrating, please take a few moments with a camera to document the changes.
bernard townsend, saint louis missouri
22/03/2016 10:25
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