the thaw and heavy rains have caused at the weekend in Parts of Bavaria Floods, a man lost his life. The 57-Year-old was swept away in the upper Franconian town of Kronach of a river. A rescue service employee discovered the body on Monday morning on the banks of the river Rodach in the case of white Brunn (Landkreis Kronach), the police announced.
the pedestrian had seen how the man had fallen in the night from Friday to Saturday in the river Kronach. They had tried in vain to save him. A large contingent of police and water sought wakes up all Saturday until nightfall, according to him. Here, divers, search dogs and a police helicopter were deployed.
Also on Sunday, the forces continued searching the area between Kronach and Lichtenfels. Because of the high risk due to the strong current and because of the high water level of the river, however, had been on Sunday not a diver more in use, reported to the police. Also, water rescue and helicopter were sent out on Sunday, according to the. The identity of the Missing person was initially unclear. How Monday turned out, the man from Kronach.
Also in the country, Lichtenfels and Coburg circles, it had come on Saturday to the occasional Floods. In two districts in lower Bavaria, the flood news service (HND) had reported the second-highest warning level, three out of the four, a little later, parts of upper Franconia and the upper Palatinate followed. Isolated plots of land and cellars were flooded, roads had to be closed.
In some districts of Passau and in the district of Passau reached the water levels of the Ilz, the reporting level of three. In the upper Palatinate the same warning for areas to the Ilz and the Black rain was in the County of regen. In Rinchnach, the streets were flooded. In the adjacent district of Cham water levels were slightly lower than in the alarm stage four.
In the course of Saturday, the situation relaxed again. It was again on Sunday squalls, especially in the foothills of the Alps. The German weather service (DWD), it's supposed to be from Wednesday to gradually re-warmer.