A warm front also causes thaws in the Bavarian Alps up to high altitudes. The German Weather Service (DWD) warns of heavy continuous rain for the Allgäu Alps. Up to 90 liters per square meter are possible until Saturday evening, in traffic jams even amounts of up to 140 liters. The thaw is also affecting the snow cover in the Bavarian winter sports areas such as Lenggries or Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Bavaria: danger of avalanches in Tyrol: thaw in the Bavarian Alps
Innsbruck/Munich (dpa/lby) - The state of Tyrol warns of tours in open terrain before the Christmas holidays.