Strong storm – expected flood


The German weather service also warns for the weekend before the storm. Start in the north. Trees are falling, traffic is compromised.

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Storms and storms hit the road and rail traffic in northern Germany on Friday. Fallen trees caused a complete closure on the A21 near Bad Oldesloe in Schleswig-Holstein. The Sylt shuttle took, according to the railway, no caravans and trucks with empty trailers.

The ferries to the Halligen and North Frisian islands arrived at schedule changes and delays, as announced by the shipping company of the steamship Wyker. Furthermore, the ferry from Rostock to Gedser in Denmark was fixed in the evening, as informed by the shipping company Scandlines.

Western storm with strong gusts

On Friday evening, the German meteorological service (DWD) Weststurm recorded occasional gusts, even the thunderstorms were not excluded.

On the Elbe in Hamburg-St. According to the forecast of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH), Pauli should have had water levels up to 1.50 meters above the average water level during the night. A flood of Hamburg's fish market cannot be excluded.



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