Due to the heat and dryness is the risk of forest fires, especially in Eastern Germany continues to be very high, warns the German weather service. But with thunderstorms the next weather threatens from the evening extremely.
In Brandenburg, the forest fire danger is still very high. In 13 of the 14 counties with the highest risk level 5 shall apply, as the Ministry of the environment announced on its website. A fire on the former troops training ground at Jüterbog was able to contain the fire during the night. It is the largest fire in the country since 1990.
Currently 500 hectares are burning there still. 20 firefighters were according to the city throughout the night in use. On the former troops training ground ammunition is. The forces can be watered only by specially created Because of that all the time, the fire delete.
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One reason for the high risk of forest fires are the heat and the drought prevailing currently in wide Parts of Germany, Mr. "Brandenburg is the Hotspot in Europe," said the spokesman of the German weather service (DWD), Andreas Friedrich. Even in Andalusia or Turkey, there is no comparable temperatures. The Thermometer should today climb again up to 36 degrees.
Also for large parts of Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Saxony as well as parts of Baden-württemberg issued the DWD, a heat warning. "Today, the temperatures in comparison to the previous day again," it said in a statement.