Uprooted trees, overturned electricity pylons and thousands of households without electricity. Storm depression Sabine left its mark in Bavaria. A log of devastation.
- Storm depression Sabine hit Bavaria with full force on Monday morning (February 10).
- The hurricane swept across the country at wind speeds of 161 km / h.
- The log of a storm.
Munich - Hurricane Sabine stormed Bavaria yesterday at a top speed of 161 km / h on the Arber in the Bavarian Forest. Although the damage was not as extreme as feared, trees were uprooted throughout the Free State, cranes overturned, trucks were swept off the street or electricity pylons were knocked over. We will keep you up to date on the current situation in Bavaria. Many streets were blocked by fallen trees. Minister of Forests Michaela Kaniber (CSU) called on people to avoid the forests for the time being: even after the storm, trees could fall down or branches might fall. The tz documents Sabine's storm of devastation:
Sabine storm: log of devastation
- 3:00 a.m .: Bayernwerk AG reports the first power failures in Lower Franconia.
- 3:15 a.m .: The first ten storm reports are received by the police headquarters in Upper Palatinate - especially trees that have fallen on the streets.
- 5:41 am: The police in Swabia reports that the police and fire brigade had to deploy 40 times. Here, too, fallen trees, fallen branches and a fallen Dixi toilet.
- 6:26 a.m .: The integrated control center on Untermain in Aschaffenburg records 100 operations, the B469 is closed because a five-hectare tarpaulin has loosened in a field and blocks the road.
- 7:22 am: There are 220 missions in Upper Franconia, mainly fallen trees, two cars drive in, there are injuries.
- 9:35 a.m .: The shipping on Königssee ceases to operate as a precaution, and no boats still operate today.
- 8:00 a.m .: The courses at some Bavarian universities are canceled. However, the state exam will take place as planned, the Ministry of Science says. At the TU Munich or the University of Bayreuth, however, all exams are canceled.
- 10:55 am: The police headquarters in Upper Bavaria reports: “In the meantime, we have broken the 200 mark on storm operations. Broken electricity pylons, fallen trees & damaged traffic signs line up. "
- 11:40 am: According to Bayernwerk, around 80,000 households in the Free State have no electricity. Electricians worked on 45,000 failures. The interruptions move from north to south, it is said.
- 14:39: Bayernwerk AG reported only about 25,000 households with power outages.
- 3:42 p.m .: Sabine has driven electricity generation from wind power. At times, around 43.7 gigawatts of wind power have been fed into the grid in Germany, reports the transmission system operator Tennet. That is a new record.
In Bavaria, schools remained closed on Monday. "Storm-free" - due to storm depression Sabine, some schoolchildren also have on Tuesday.
The railway stopped its long-distance traffic completely on Sunday evening. In the meantime, long-distance traffic has resumed - but there are still failures in Bavaria: Here you can find everything about the current situation at Deutsche Bahn *. Before the storm Sabine made itself felt in the south, the violent winds caused chaos in Germany.
* Merkur.de is part of the Germany-wide Ippen-Digital editors network.