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After snow chaos in Bavaria: Flood danger looms

2023-12-07T12:39:07.765Z

Highlights: After snow chaos in Bavaria: Flood danger looms. Prolonged rain predicted in parts of the low mountain ranges and in the Alps. On Monday, the snow line is expected to climb to around 2000 meters. The regional impact of this situation will only become apparent in the next few days, a spokeswoman said on Thursday, December 7. The area-wide flood risk is looming from the weekend, according to the Flood Intelligence Service (HND) The risk of flooding is to increase from Sunday onwards.



Status: 07.12.2023, 13:27 PM

By: Katarina Amtmann

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Last weekend there was a violent onset of winter in Bavaria, a week later the risk of flooding is now to increase. Rain is forecast.

Munich - According to the Flood Intelligence Service (HND), an area-wide flood risk is looming in Bavaria from the weekend. However, the regional impact of this situation will only become apparent in the next few days, a spokeswoman said on Thursday, December 7.

The risk of flooding in Bavaria is to increase (archive photo). © IMAGO / Bernd März

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Flood intelligence service warns: Prolonged rain predicted

While the small escalations, some of which occurred locally in the middle of the week, are subsiding for the time being, flooding is on the horizon again from Sunday onwards due to rising temperatures. On Monday, the snow line is expected to climb to around 2000 meters. In addition, prolonged rain is forecast in parts of the low mountain ranges and in the Alps, according to the HND's situation report on Thursday. (kam/dpa)

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This article has been machine-edited and carefully reviewed by editor Katarina Amtmann before publication.

Source: merkur

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