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Weather capers in Bavaria continue: First floods reported – now the warning services are reacting

Winter is returning to Bavaria, but before that there is still plenty of rain. Current weather forecasts for the Free State at a glance.

Update January 5th, 7.52 a.m.: The rainy weather has caused individual rivers in the north and east of Bavaria to overflow their banks. For the Itz at the Schenkenau level, for the Steinach in the Neustädter district of Fürth am Berg and the Main in Mainleus on Wednesday morning, according to the flood news service (HND), the second highest flood reporting level 3 applied but they will be back in the morning.



Bavaria, Schenkenau: A goat grazes in front of the Itz River, which has overflowed the bank.

In addition, according to the current forecast, level 3 could also be reached on the Aisch near Laufermühle by Thursday. There are a total of four reporting levels for flood warnings. Reporting level 3 means that individual built-up plots or cellars are flooded, cross-town traffic connections are blocked and isolated operations of the water or dam weir are necessary.

Weather news Bavaria: New warnings in the morning

Update January 5th, 6:06 am: What a start to the day for some regions in southern Bavaria. Three weather warnings from the DWD apply here in parallel. The districts of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Berchtesgadener Land are affected. The DWD draws attention to the following weather phenomena:

  • “Squalls”; in exposed locations at speeds of up to 90 km / h
  • “Smoothness” through fresh snow
  • “Light snow”; quantities up to 10 centimeters above 1000 meters

The state capital Munich got off comparatively lightly. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., there is a warning of “gusts of wind”.

Update January 4th, 7:02 p.m.: There is currently no DWD warning for Munich, the Isar metropolis is back in the green area. For parts of Bavaria, however, there are still warnings, especially the edge of the Alps is affected. In the districts of Oberallgäu and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the red alert is still in effect until 8 p.m. , Bft 10) and 120 km / h (33m / s, 64kn, Bft 12) from a south-westerly direction. Hurricane gusts of around 130 km / h (36m / s, 70kn, Bft 12) must be expected in exposed locations. ”For large parts of Bavaria there is also a warning of gusts of wind.

DWD Warnkarte


There are no more warnings for Munich, several at the edge of the Alps.

Weather warning intensified: Storm reaches Munich – called specific dangers

Update January 4th, 3:21 p.m.: The German Weather Service has increased its warning for Munich. From now on, there will no longer be only warnings of gusts. The weather service writes in full:

Weather: DWD intensifies warning for Munich – and names specific dangers

“There are gusts of wind at speeds of around 70 km / h (20m / s, 38kn, Bft 8) initially from a south-westerly and later from a westerly direction. In exposed locations, gusts of up to 80 km / h (22m / s, 44kn, Bft 9) must be expected. “

Specifically, there is a risk of falling branches or other objects, according to the German Weather Service. The warning applies up to and including 7 p.m.

Update January 4, 8:20 a.m.: Before the winter comeback (see original message) Bavaria must first arm itself for rough weather: Stormy gusts and continuous rain are expected in the near future. As the German Weather Service (DWD) announced on Tuesday, between 30 and 50 liters per square meter should fall near the Allgäu Alps and the low mountain ranges until Wednesday night.

In addition, the flood intelligence service (HND) in Bavaria warned that bodies of water could overflow their banks. According to the forecast, gusts of up to 60 kilometers per hour, and sometimes stormy gusts, will occur in many places. In the higher Bavarian Forest and in the high altitudes of the Alps, meteorologists also expect severe gusts of wind. In the evening the wind should then weaken.

Weather news: a brilliant turnaround is imminent – Munich affected

Origin message:

Munich – It was a really mild start to the year in the state capital. On January 1, 2022, numerous Munich residents gathered in the local green spaces, enjoying the sun at double-digit temperatures. Many are likely to have been happy, while winter sports enthusiasts were rather longing for the return of winter. That is a long time coming.

Because Monday (January 3rd) and Tuesday bring temperatures of up to eleven degrees with them, if one believes the forecast of the portal wetteronline . Occasionally it could rain. In the middle of the week, however, a brilliant change in weather should take place, which could catch some Munich residents freezing. The return of down jackets is imminent.

Snowfall is predicted at temperatures that should suddenly be over ten degrees lower. Towards the weekend, according to the forecast, it cools down really strongly in Munich, especially at night, to minus six degrees. The winter comeback should bring real snow masses to Upper Bavarian sports locations such as Bayrischzell or Lenggries. Cross-country skiers and skiers hope for a good surface.

Winter comeback in Bavaria, but DWD is already warning

However, the return of winter could also have unpleasant side effects for drivers and walkers. The German Meteorological Service (DWD) is already warning that “slippery areas” and “slippery areas due to freezing moisture” could result.

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