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Masses of snow in Bavaria, for suffering, and closed schools

After two days of Continuous snowfall in the free state of Bavaria, the work week for many people, Stress begins. Still it is not snowing , still all regional trains. After all, the school allowed children to look forward to. In several districts, as well as in Lindau is on Monday at many schools the lessons.

However, the efficient functioning of Frau Holle – according to information from the German weather service (DWD) fell in the Alps last up to 60 inches of snow – also has a shadow side: there are Still delays on the roads and on the rail, even though the snow cleared in the Monday night something. Add to that road closures due to avalanche danger. Everywhere in the German Alps, the second highest avalanche, reigns warning level. For the next few days, more snow announced cases.

In the course of Monday Berchtesgadener Land are in the district up to 20 centimeters, in the Allgäu region up to five inches of new snow possible, said a meteorologist of the German weather service in the night. He warned of avalanches and snow breaks like breaking Branches. Authorities, fire brigades and auxiliary forces are likely to try in the course of the day, especially, to the operation of the public local and regional traffic back to the legs. Because of trees that had fallen under the weight of the snow on overhead lines, it was on the weekend and many failures and closures.

high avalanche danger

In the upper Bavarian Wacker, Berg bei Bad Tölz, a 44-year-old ski-goers from falling was slain Branches. The man had been hit by a tree crown that had broken under the weight of the snow, it was called in on Monday night by the police. The man was instantly dead. He was, according to police data alone. The following tour-goers found him and alerted the responders.

In Austria, were killed at the weekend, two German skiers of avalanches. Both died on Sunday in Vorarlberg. In the Western province of the Austrian Alps prevailed, such as in large Parts to heavy snow, high avalanche danger cases.

However, a 26 ventured in Schoppernau-Year-old from the Bavarian district of Dachau in the deep snow off-piste, and was buried by an avalanche. His 25-year-old companion was able to locate the man immediately because his legs out of the snow sticking. With the aid of mountain rescuers they dug him. He could not be revived any more. The skiers died, although he was equipped with an avalanche Airbag.

In the case of a second avalanche a 32 died-Year-old from the vicinity of Heilbronn. He was in the afternoon with a 25-year-old Skier in the area of Damüls on-the-go, as he was buried up to the neck. The two winter sports enthusiasts were also avalanche emergency equipment. But before the man could be saved, fell further snow over him and buried him completely.

Also in the Berchtesgadener Land at the Teisenberg, a young woman died in the Snow. In Lenggries, however, a 31 could be rescued-Year-old alive. He was taken to police information on Sunday lunch at the Brauneck in an avalanche.

sheet metal damage and a dead

Also on the streets, there were many accidents – not only in Bavaria, but also in the black forest. Usually it was only sheet metal damage. In Bad Tölz, according to the Agency DPA died, however, a 19-Year-old after the collision of two cars on a snow-slippery road. Four other people were injured, according to police – two of them seriously.

The airport in Munich, reports on Twitter that it could be due to the current weather delays and flight cancellations. You should check with the Airlines.

The next Low is coming

The fierce onset of winter in the South of Bavaria takes no end. According to the DWD, it is expected cases on Monday in the Alps and in the foothills of the Alps with heavy snow. Up for lunch there, ten to 20 centimeters of snow should fall, in the so-called Jam the periphery of the Eastern Alps up to 40 inches.

The next Low is already waiting in the wings – what is happy, especially the pupils. (fal/sda/afp)

Created: 07.01.2019, 09:29 PM

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