Three folks have been damage by a lamppost that possible fell down as a result of a powerful gust of wind at Disneyland this morning. One particular person was taken to an space hospital to be handled for severe accidents and two others have been handled on the scene and launched.
The sunshine pole fell down simply earlier than 8:30 a.m. on Principal Avenue within the Anaheim theme park, in accordance with Santa Ana police Sgt. Jon McClintock. The Orange County Register reported that the publish was positioned within the flowerbed across the Disneyland flagpole proper close to the primary entrance to the park
It seems the heavy winds Monday morning introduced the pole down, McClintock stated.
In truth, at about the identical time this morning, a gust of wind flipped a taxiing single-engine airplane at John Wayne Airport. The pilot prevented damage.
The Cessna 172 was shifting down a runway when the wind pushed the nostril down, stated AnnaSophia Servin, a spokeswoman for John Wayne Airport. The pilot obtained out, and whereas trying out the airplane, a gust flipped it over simply earlier than 8:50 a.m., in accordance with Servin.
The Nationwide Climate Service issued a Excessive Wind Warning for Anaheim and far of Orange County warning of “Northeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 65 mph, regionally as much as 70 mph in wind susceptible areas this night.”
One location, the oft-gusty Magic Mountain Truck Path which is a long way from the park of the identical identify, recorded gusts to 130 mph this morning earlier than the climate gauge there broke.
Metropolis Information Service contributed to this report.