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Official weather warnings for heavy rains: More than normal throughout August

From Sunday to Monday, heavy rains and thunderstorms can be expected, especially in the east and south-east of Germany.

  • The German Weather Service warns of storms on Sunday with the warning levels orange and red.
  • Heavy rainfall is to be expected, especially in the east from northern Thuringia and Saxony via Saxony-Anhalt to the Berlin area and in Bavaria.

Munich – From Sunday to Monday, rain and thunderstorms * can be expected in the east and south-east of Germany. Large amounts of rain can be expected, especially on Sunday evenings and well into the night. In an area in the east from northern Thuringia and Saxony via Saxony-Anhalt to the Berlin area, larger amounts of rain are expected until Monday afternoon, as the German Weather Service (DWD) announced on Sunday in Offenbach. There is an official warning * of level two.

The weather forecast includes heavy and sometimes thunderstorm increased rainfall. In individual regions within the marked area, especially with repeated showers and thunderstorms, storm-like precipitation amounts of 50 to 100 l / m² can fall.

Weather in Germany: Partly “thunderstorm increased rainfall” to be expected

According to the DWD, it is expected that there will be “strong, sometimes thunderstorm, increased rainfall”. This can lead to amounts of precipitation of 50 to 100 liters per square meter. This amount of precipitation * normally falls in these regions throughout the month of August. With these amounts, basements could fill up or streets could be flooded.

But warnings also apply to parts of Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. Among other things, the weather warning level red * applies to some districts in Bavaria: Regensburg, Ansbach, Augsburg and Bayreuth are currently affected. Squalls with speeds of around 80 kilometers per hour and heavy rain can occur there. Precipitation amounts between 15 and 25 liters per square meter are expected.

Heavy rain and hail in Baden-Württemberg around Baden-Baden and Offenburg

In Baden-Württemberg, the warning level red applies to the Baden-Baden area and the Offenburg area. There, too, there is a warning of severe thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail. Precipitation amounts of up to 40 liters per square meter are expected.

After a short summer appearance with lots of sun on Saturday, the weather turned cloudy at the beginning of the week. While only a few showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the west and south-west on Monday, people, especially in the east and south-east, have to be prepared for more rain and falling temperatures. The current Azores high * brings this onset of summer in Germany. (nai with dpa) * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

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