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“Danger to life and limb” – Another extreme climate warning in Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland

The DWD warns of extreme thunderstorms for Sunday evening The DWD warns of extreme thunderstorms for Sunday evening

The DWD warns of utmost thunderstorms for Sunday night

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The scenario has solely simply eased after the floods, and new storms are already threatening in Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland. Meteorologists warn of lightning strikes and falling bushes. Things might additionally get uncomfortable in elements of Saxony and Thuringia.

DThe German Weather Service (DWD) warns of storms in Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland. The DWD in Offenbach introduced {that a} warning of utmost thunderstorms of the very best degree 4 was in impact in each federal states on Sunday night. There is a good hazard to life and limb from, amongst different issues, lightning strikes, falling bushes, high-voltage traces and scaffolding in addition to widespread lined roofs and flying objects.

Both federal states had simply been affected by excessive quantities of rain, which led to floods, landslides and full streets and basements. The scenario has now largely calmed down and the large clean-up has begun. “There are currently no more critical developments, although many operations are still underway in individual key areas,” stated a spokesman for the Saarland Ministry of the Interior on Sunday.

Thunderstorms additionally in Saxony and Thuringia

The DWD additionally issued a warning of robust thunderstorms on Sunday night for elements of Saxony and Thuringia. In the circles North Saxony, Bautzen, Görlitz and Saxon SwitzerlandEastern Ore Mountains Strong thunderstorms with lightning, rain and hail might happen within the night. There is a potential hazard from lightning strikes, falling bushes, fast flooding of streets and underpasses, aquaplaning and hailstorms, the DWD stated in an announcement.

The districts are in Thuringia Gotha, Sommerda and Weimar Land affected, the Saale-Holzland district in addition to the cities Erfurt, Jena and Weimarstated the DWD. There is, amongst different issues, the hazard of lightning strikes, falling bushes or aquaplaning.