Heavy rain and storm: Great damage by storms in Germany

As in the past few days have also caused on Wednesday night the severe weather in Germany, in many places, severe damage. Particularly in the southwest, the for

Heavy rain and storm: Great damage by storms in Germany

As in the past few days have also caused on Wednesday night the severe weather in Germany, in many places, severe damage. Particularly in the southwest, the forces had their hands full. In Bonn, the fire brigade was one of several Hundred sorties because of a lightning storm with heavy rain and storm in the early evening. Especially flooded basements and fallen trees employed the firefighters, but also a woman, due to the stream-like water was included masses in your car. Because of the large rubble and debris quantities, which was in the water, had the fire Department on the way to the woman to get rid of you, as it was called. In Sankt Augustin in the meantime, the operation of the tram has been set, because trees had fallen onto the tracks.

Also, in Rhineland-Palatinate were raging storms. In the cities of Sinzig and Remagen, the drains could not accommodate the quantities of rain water, so that several roads were flooded, the police announced. B9 Remagen was blocked for 45 minutes. A group of children, who had camped on a hike above Remagen, had to be picked up according to the police, because of the storm, from the Technical assistance work.

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According to the German weather service (DWD) should set the people in the next few days to violent storms. Heavy rain, hail and squalls from Thursday noon, in a wide strip diagonally across Germany, for example from the Dutch border to the Eastern part of the Mediterranean mountain region. Mainly there is extremely heavy rain, as it was called. In the North-East and the North, it was, however, nice and dry. Also on Friday, it remains hot and uncomfortable in the country. At the weekend, the thunderstorm probability, however, decreases slightly, as the DWD said.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 11:20

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