The -ban on entering is intended to deter day-trippers from the snowy ones Toboggan and ski slopes to storm like in the past few days.
Weather in Germany: Meteorologist with worse fears
Because that Snow chaos in the low mountain ranges should continue according to the graduate meteorologist Dominik Jung. There is permafrost from 300 to 400 meters, and that’s where the snow stays. Jung fears that Weather could have drastic effects for winter sports resorts and popular destinations for snow tourists.
The – Low mountain range winter will continue in the next few days and will lure many people to the higher altitudes and continue for one Traffic chaos worry ”, says Jung from the weather service Q.met opposite the weather portal wetter.net. For Germany, dirty weather is still announced below, above “mostly winter weather”.
|Tuesday (05.01.2021)||-2 to + 4 degrees, some sleet or snow|
|Wednesday ( January 6th, 2021)||-1 to +3 degrees, snowfall from Poland in the northeast, later also in the north possible|
|Thursday (07.01.2021)||-2 to +4 degrees, changeable with snow or sleet|
|Friday ( January 8th, 2021)||-1 to +4 degrees, lower layers wet and cold, upper layers white|
|Saturday ( January 9th, 2021)||-2 to +3 degrees, slightly changeable with sleet or snow|
|Sunday (01/10/2021)||-3 to +3 degrees, mixed, partly sleet or rain|
First report from January 2nd, 2021: Offenbach – Due to the high number of corona infections, all of Germany is in Lockdown. Although it has been pointed out several times not to go on excursions to ski and toboggan areas during this time, the wintry draws Weather many people in the ski areas. This has serious consequences.
Especially in the Harz, im Sauerland as well as in Taunus Numerous day-trippers make their way to the snow-covered ski areas. There are lifts and slopes, restaurants and huts in Germany closed until at least January 10th. So there is with the icy Weather neither places to warm up nor rescuers who could give first aid in the event of an accident.
The -rush of people also triggers queues of cars, traffic jams and blockages in many places. Parking spaces are overcrowded and corona measures are not being observed.
The -operators of the winter sports arena City of Winterberg ( North Rhine-Westphalia) therefore appeal to day trippers on their website: “We love our mountains. It also determines: But in these times we have to let this love rest, because the rush leads to traffic jams and crowds. Congested streets, lack of parking spaces and lots of potential contacts. Who wants that? “
The -responsible police also warned on Twitter that Ski areas and above all the winter mountain despite the wintry Weather in Germany to avoid: “Don’t go to the ski areas. It is not the right time for people to gather! ”. Due to numerous violations of the Corona protection measures the police in Winterberg ( North Rhine-Westphalia) already wrote various advertisements. They also blocked access to Winterberg via federal highway 480.
The -ski areas in the district are full.
The -traffic jams for miles!
In Lower Saxony There are no restrictions for day tourists, but the tow lifts are closed. Many groups set out on foot, so that there are kilometers of traffic jams in the excursion areas and parking spaces are overcrowded.
A similar chaotic situation currently prevails on Great Feldberg im Taunus*. Due to the high traffic, all roads have already been closed so that access to the Großer Feldberg is no longer possible. Nevertheless, hikers and tobogganists cause numerous blockages in the neighboring villages.
The -meteorologists expect two to five centimeters of fresh snow.
The -maximum values are loud DWD between minus 1 degrees in the mountains and 5 degrees at the sea, the sun should hardly show up. ( Teresa Toth) * fnp.de and op-online.de are part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editorial network.