The weather in Germany changes overnight to Monday.
The high-pressure weather will then be over.
A new front system is coming up - with hurricane gusts, snow and sleet thunderstorms.
Munich – In northern Germany, the weather on Sunday (January 29) is still cloudy and grey.
It's raining occasionally.
According to the German Weather Service (DWD), freezing drizzle and ice are to be expected.
In the south and south-east there may still be light snowfall or freezing rain locally.
On the other hand, the sun is shining in the Alps.
A magnificent panoramic view can be enjoyed on the Zugspitze, as can be seen on webcam recordings on the Internet.
Small consolation - the fog line there is 1,700 meters.
Weather in Germany: Storm depression Nicolas covers Germany – DWD warns of hurricane
However, the weather conditions will change during the night on Monday (January 30).
At the beginning of the new week, the influence of low pressure increases, reports the DWD.
“It will be turbulent in the first half of the week.
Deep Nicolas will cause stormy weather on Monday,” tweeted the DWD.
And: "A second storm will follow on Wednesday." To make it clear what kind of turbulence is storming towards us, the DWD weather experts are already sharing a wind animation for the next few days.
It will be turbulent in the first half of the week.
Deep #Nicolas ensures stormy weather on Monday.
A second #storm low will follow on Wednesday.
For details, follow the upcoming warnings on the WarnWetterApp or via https://t.co/il4EzIWpgR /V #Wind #Storm pic.twitter.com/mblDrCn5FD
— DWD (@DWD_presse) January 29, 2023
Snow, storm and sleet: the weather situation changes completely
Especially in the north and east it will be stormy in the evening.
In the mountains and on the coasts, the DWD warns in its current forecast (as of January 29, 12:09 p.m.) of a “full storm” and on the Brocken and Fichtelgebirge of hurricanes.
According to the DWD, some fresh snow and the wind with drifts can be expected in traffic jams.
In the Ore Mountains and on the edge of the Alps, between 4 and 10 centimeters of fresh snow can fall within twelve hours on Monday.
Beaufort scale/ degrees *
Wind speed kilometers per hour (km/h)
Examples of inland wind effects
50 to 61 km/h
noticeable inhibitions when walking against the wind, entire trees move
62 to 74 km/h
Branches break from trees, making it difficult to walk outdoors
75 to 88 km/h
Branches break from trees, minor damage to houses (roof tiles or smoke hoods lifted off)
89 to 102 km/h
Wind breaks trees, major damage to houses
gale force storm
103 to 117 km/h
Wind uproots trees, spreads storm damage
from 118 km/h
Source: Excerpt from the DWD Beaufort scale
Weather: Freezing drizzle and dangerously slippery
The front system is approaching from the north-west, with rain and sometimes snow.
The DWD weather experts warn that from Saarland to Hesse to Thuringia there will be periods of freezing drizzle during the night with an increased risk of ice.
On Monday, precipitation will advance from central Germany to the south.
Sleet, hail and prolonged rain can be expected locally from the north to the middle of Germany.
It remains stormy.
The weather is expected to calm down on Tuesday.
But it's still raining.
Then the next storm will hit on Wednesday (February 1, 2023).
Meteorologist Jan Schenk from
The Weather Channel has already warned of a double storm.
Only then will it be a little quieter again.
It remains to be seen whether the winter is already over.
The first trend forecasts for February are already available.(ml)