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(S+) Heavy rain after a drought: The next extreme weather is already looming – how well is Germany prepared?


After heat waves, heavy showers and flash floods become increasingly likely. Many places in Germany could be affected in the next few days. Parched soil exacerbates the problem. There are simple countermeasures.

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Clean-up work after a heavy rain event near Lorch in the Ostalb district, Baden-Württemberg (in July 2021)

Photo: Christian Wiediger / onw-images / IMAGO

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