Blocked train routes, lessons, and high avalanche danger: especially in the South of Bavaria and Austria to fight the people with the masses of Snow. The book of settlement amount in Berchtesgaden and the municipality of Jachenau are cut off due to snow, but with food of a sufficient supply. Passengers of regional Railways in the South of Munich also had to come on Thursday, with blocked routes clear.
Since the days it snows, especially in the Alpine space. There, the second-highest avalanche also applies to Thursday warning level. In Bavaria, a man came in since the weekend in an avalanche and killed.
In Austria, have died since the weekend at least seven people in the snow. Including two Germans, who were buried on Sunday in the Vorarlberg region of avalanches. On Wednesday, a 16-year-old German was ripped-Australians in front of his family while skiing by an avalanche in the death. In addition, two skiers, who drowned in a fall in meter-high snow, as well as two young snow-Shoe hikers were found on Monday dead under an avalanche cone died. Since Saturday will be missing in addition, two tourers. In the ski resort Wildkogel-six students from Saxony had been captured on Wednesday-Anhalt by an avalanche and partially buried, they could save them all.
In the district of Munich was beaten to death a nine-year-old Boy by a falling tree. The police announced on Thursday, was broken the tree under high snow load. 20 minutes later, witnesses discovered the buried child and alerted the rescue forces. This tried for about an hour in vain for the child to revive.
the all-clear there was still, forecasters expect in Austria for more Snow and a tightening of the avalanche danger. It had to be expected up to half a Meter of snow, said weather service for the station, ORF. To have been many places in the driveway, blocked roads due to avalanche danger. Thus, more and more tourists are stuck. As on Wednesday, the popular trip to Obertauern, Lech, Zürs and Hallstatt are not goals to achieve.
According to information from the German weather service is expected until at least the middle of next week, especially in the Alpine region with snow. A severe weather warning because of heavy snowfall, is valid until Friday.
On the roads, there was, in many places, accidents due to ice. In Wermsdorf, Saxony, a motorist in a head-on collision claimed the lives of. Another man came up seriously injured to the hospital, the police announced. A small van had arrived on Wednesday afternoon on a slippery road on the opposite lane. The onset of winter brought the train transport in the Vogtland region in Eastern Saxony in part, to a Standstill. As the countries railway announced on Thursday, on some routes, due to fallen trees and snow drifts, nothing more.Video 10.01.2019, 12:50 Uhr00:26 Min.Snow chaos in Germany can keep a firm grip on
especially in the southern part of upper Bavaria, many vehicles came in the night to roll and slipped into the roadside ditches, the police announced. A spokeswoman estimated the number of accidents on up to 100. The district office for the southern district of Berchtesgadener Land called on Thursday because of the continuing snow cases from the case of a disaster. For many children, especially in upper Bavaria, the weather means school. Counties can security be reasons for the lessons - sometimes extensively, sometimes only in individual schools.
The driver of Dozens of trucks had to spend the night on Thursday in their vehicles on the motorway Munich-Berlin, a spokeswoman for the Thuringian highway, police said. To was the traffic on the A9, it came on Wednesday, as dozens of trucks were to fall on a slope to Slide, and then cross. According to police, the traffic was building up on the A9 temporarily from the Bavarian-Thuringian state border in the direction of Berlin to the South of Hermsdorf.More about
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the car on the A8 sat in the night on Thursday, hundreds of trucks and motorists due to snow falls and smoothness. From the evening, the truck had always fallen back on the snow-slick roadway to Slide and caused disabilities, said a police spokeswoman on Thursday. The traffic had come to this between Ulm and Nellingen in Baden-Württemberg to a length of about 35 kilometers to a Standstill. In the traffic jam, the only dissolved on Thursday morning, died in Dornstadt, a 54-year-old car driver. You stand according to police reports, in the traffic jam and sat alone in your vehicle. The cause of death will be clarified, said a police spokesman. A crime to exclude the police. (dpa, AFP)