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Heavy gusts of wind and lots of snow: Deep "Marie" causes adverse weather in Germany

A lot of snow is coming to Germany for the weekend. Partly heavy gusts of wind and sleet ensure unstable weather in the Federal Republic.

Munich/Offenbach am Main – How will the weather be this weekend*? Who does not know this question? Strong wind, some gusts of wind*, lots of snow – Germany has to prepare for adverse winter conditions at the end of January 2022.

Weather in Germany: Lots of snow and some squalls before the weekend

Because: The low “Marie” will cause unstable weather in Germany from Thursday (January 27th). According to the German Weather Service (DWD) from Offenbach, the foothills of the low cross from Scandinavia from the middle of Germany.

For the low mountain ranges, this means another portion of snow: Above 600 to 800 meters, snow falls consistently, the meteorologists announced this Wednesday. Showers are also coming in from the north, some of which will fall as rain, some as snow or sleet. In the night to Friday, the snow line continues to fall to around 300 to 500 meters.

Widriges Wetter: In den Mittelgebirgen soll es reichlich Schnee geben - zum Beispiel im Taunus nahe Frankfurt am Main. (Symbolbild)

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Adverse weather: There should be plenty of snow in the low mountain ranges – for example in the Taunus near Frankfurt am Main. (icon picture)

At least it doesn’t get really cold, even if it has been very cool in the evenings and at night in the south-east of Bavaria in the past few days. According to the DWD, the daily maximum temperatures are between two and nine degrees on average nationwide. Especially in the north and east, strong to sometimes stormy gusts are now possible, and individual gusts of wind* are also possible in the vicinity of showers. On the coasts and in the higher mountains, on the other hand, even severe gusts of wind have to be expected. According to the specialist portal wetter.net, these can be up to 100 km/h.

In the video: peak gusts of up to 100 km/h! Storm lows are rushing towards Germany

In the night to Friday the wind eases up a bit, with gusts of wind still to be expected in the north and east. In the extreme north, on the coast, it will remain stormy for the time being.

Weather in Germany: Snow falls longer in the eastern low mountain ranges and on the edge of the Alps

On Friday, on the other hand, the wind will drop and the temperatures will be slightly lower at around five degrees. In the north-west half of the year, the sun occasionally comes out, and here the thermometer can rise to eight degrees. Only in the eastern low mountain ranges and on the edge of the Alps in southern Bavaria and south-eastern Württemberg does snow* fall for a longer period of time. (pm/dpa) * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

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