A whirlwind raged over Leersum, located in the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug, on Friday evening.

At least six houses became uninhabitable due to the storm.

Nine people were injured.

There were also several gas leaks.

Thousands of trees fell in the surrounding forest.

The destruction in pictures.

A tree, roots and all, came loose from the ground and fell against a house.

A tree, roots and all, came loose from the ground and fell against a house.

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A 'Duck' was damaged beyond repair after a tree fell on the car.

A 'Duck' was damaged beyond repair after a tree fell on the car.

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Huge damage in Leersum after storm: 'Objects flew through the garden'

One day after the storm, trees are cleared in the village.

One day after the storm, trees are cleared in the village.

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Houses were badly damaged.

Houses were badly damaged.

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The municipality opened an emergency number that villagers can call with questions about damage to their home and how to deal with it.

The municipality opened an emergency number that villagers can call with questions about damage to their home and how to deal with it.

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Rows of trees went flat in the Boswachterij nature reserve.

Rows of trees went flat in the Boswachterij nature reserve.

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Neighbors look to each other for support.

Neighbors look to each other for support.

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Big guns are needed to clear up the havoc.

Big guns are needed to clear up the havoc.

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Emergency services rushed to the scene on Friday evening.

Two injured people were taken to hospital.

Emergency services rushed to the scene on Friday evening.

Two injured people were taken to hospital.

Photo: Marc Teuwsen