Extreme weather in Germany: DWD warns of storm “Goran” – police report a spectacular accident

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Storm low “Goran” sweeps over Germany. Fallen trees block the ICE route between Cologne and Amsterdam.

 The  weather service triggered KATWARN. © www.de24.news

 The  weather is extreme. © www.de24.news

 The  weather ticker.

  • Weather in Germany*: On huge amounts snow follow at the end of January warm temperatures.
  • © www.de24.news The  German Weather Service triggered KATWARN on Thursday.
  • This News ticker about the weather in Germany is updated regularly. Here you will also find all information about the Weather in Bavaria.

Update from January 21, 1:21 p.m.: Warning level purple! © www.de24.news

 The  German Weather Service has now announced the highest warning level at KATWARN and warns of “extreme hurricane gusts“At speeds up to 140 km / h for locations over 1,000 meters. In the lowlands, the wind blows with gusts of up to 70 km / h, reports the DWD. In some parts of Germany, the “Goran” storm has already left its mark.

Weather in Germany: Storm low “Goran” causes a spectacular accident

Uprooted trees and overturned signs, rubbish bins hurling through the area and damaging buildings – storm “Goran” is sweeping over with full force North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony, reports the news agency dpa.

A smaller truck was built in the East Frisian district of Aurich captured by a gust of wind and thrown upside down in a ditch, the police said on Thursday morning. Fortunately, the driver (41) was only slightly injured. © www.de24.news

 The  accident occurred around 6:50 a.m. © www.de24.news

 The  recovery work lasted several hours.

Storm low “Goran”: gust of wind hits transporters and hurls headlong into a ditch.

© Police

On the ICE route Nothing went between Cologne and Amsterdam because of fallen trees. Trains were diverted between Oberhausen and Emmerich on the Lower Rhine and some were 45 minutes late.

Extreme weather in Germany: weather service warns of storm “Goran” – “Avoid if possible …”

Update from January 21, 9:32 a.m.: KATWARN triggered! © www.de24.news

 The  German Weather Service (DWD) has issued an official severe weather warning “First warning level”. © www.de24.news

 The  Storm low “Goran” moves from the west over Germany. © www.de24.news

 The  cold front mixed up the weather mightily: with spring-like temperatures and strong winds.

Before a Foehn storm with hurricane gusts (Bft 12) warn the weather experts to the Alps. Squalls sweep across the country to the west and northwest. Heavy squalls are to be expected on the North Sea islands and on the North Sea coast.

For locations above 1000 meters: Hurricane-like gusts occur above 1000 meters with speeds of up to 105 km / h (29m / s, 56kn, Bft 11) from a south-westerly direction. Hurricane gusts around 120 km / h (33m / s, 64kn, Bft 12) must be expected in exposed locations“Warns the DWD in the KATWARN message.

At the same time, the DWD points out the possible dangers: “WARNING! Note on possible dangers: For example, trees can be uprooted and roofs damaged. Pay particular attention to falling branches, tiles or objects. Close all windows and doors! Secure items outdoors! In particular, keep a distance from buildings, trees, scaffolding and high-voltage lines. Try to avoid staying outside!”

Weather in Germany: © www.de24.news

 The  weather service triggered KATWARN (symbol photo).

© Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / dpa

Extreme weather in parts of Germany: Meteorologist warns of major floods – “Like a dishwasher”

First report from January 20, 2021

Munich / Wiesbaden – more violent Weather change in Germany: After huge amounts of snow of Bayern to the south Baden-Württemberg has not only in the south of the republic thaw used.

Weather in Germany: Snow masses are now followed by floods in the southwest

It should get really warm, especially from Tuesday, January 26th, explains the Meteorologist Dominik Jung the portal wetter.net: “We’re talking in the southwest of up to 14 degrees, a lot Regen and Squalls *.“

Everything works together like a large dishwasher.

Meteorologist Dominik Jung on the thaw

Jung therefore warns of a “major flood” in parts Baden-Württemberg. “Everything works like a big dishwasher, and it washes the snow off into the rivers. Together with the heavy rain, the levels of the rivers rise rapidly, ”he explains Weather expert continue.

So, for example, at Maxau am Rhein near Karlsruhe in the next week “expected an increase of a good three meters”.

Weather in Germany: Floods between the Rhine, Danube and Lake Constance

Is it up to the Flood control center Baden-Württemberg also rise at the following rivers High water level in the coming week (around December 26th) partly strong:

Weather: Risk of flooding in southwest Germany Where exactly
Rhein In places between Worms, Mannheim and Karlsruhe (Maxau).
Neckar Between Esslingen and the Black Forest foothills near Horb, Oberndorf and Rottweil.
Danube Between Donaueschingen and parts of Upper Swabia south of the Swabian Alb.
Lake Constance region On the Schussen between Ravensburg and Friedrichshafen, at the tributaries of the Argen and the Seefelder Aach into Lake Constance.

Weather forecast: Extreme cold comes to a halt in front of Germany

© www.de24.news

 The  Winter On the other hand, it is “being slowed down more and more”, Jung continues: “© www.de24.news

 The re will no longer be a flatland winter in January. © www.de24.news

 The  extreme cold is exactly before the border to Germany (from Poland, d. Red.) came to a standstill and must now retreat. ” (pm) * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen-Digital network





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Extreme weather Germany DWD warns storm Goran police report spectacular accident

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