spring weather? Of due! The first weekend in may in Germany is cool to cold.
In many Parts of Germany has reported the winter weather. In Thuringia, for instance, it snowed on Saturday, in many places, vigorously.
On several highways was on the Saturday morning of the winter service is in operation to prevent icy roads, including the A4 and the A9. On the jewelry in a good 900 meters in height, eleven inches of snow were on Saturday, as Florian Engelmann from the German weather service (DWD) said in Leipzig.
In Saxony it was snowing up to a height of 600 meters. In the high altitudes of the Harz on Saturday, there was also a thin layer of snow On the Brocken seven inches were measured.
snow at the beginning of may was very unusual, - said the meteorologist. "But we were spoiled from the past years, as of may often was a summer month. And this time, he has started quite hypothermic." Also in the hilly regions of Hesse is the case, set up in the early Morning snow. In the Rhön and Vogelsberg mountains, about three inches of snow were at times.
In the South West should drop the snow level on Sunday morning to 600 meters. In the Alps falls according to the weather service on Sunday, above 700 meters of snow, in the night, the forecasters expected at the edge of the Alps is also strong and longer-lasting snow. Since the trees have Leaves, there is snow breakage risk.
Uncomfortable and change
In the other regions of Germany, it will be cloudy on Sunday with highs of 9 to 13 degrees alternately. In the North-Western half of the snow, rain, and sleet possible. Uncomfortable and changeable, it is also the start of the week, as temperatures remain low, in the higher mountainous country it can snow, clouds and showers are possible.
especially for fruit trees, wine and strawberries can be this kind of weather dangerous. Sunday night prevailed, often close to the ground Frost. The lowest temperatures were measured in Merklingen (Alb-Donau-Kreis) on the Swabian Alb, reported the German weather service. On the ground, the Thermometer fell at night to minus of 8.1 degrees. To two meters in height, the air was still minus 5.2 degrees cold. However, the regions where it was particularly cold, were not in areas to the main cultivation. "The club will have tents damage, but nothing Serious," said agricultural meteorologist Hans-Helmut Schmitt.
After all: On Tuesday, the sun is shown, according to DWD data, at least temporarily. However, it will take a bit longer until the temperatures go back up.