Sunday, January 6, meteorological service of Germany’s declared red level of danger because of bad weather. Bayern piled snow. Heavy snowfall continued for the fourth day. The height of snow cover reaches 50 cm.
This writes the portal of the FACTS.
On the roads of any major congestion. Authorities warn about ice and falling trees under the weight of snow. On the Alpine slopes possible avalanches.
Munich international airport informs that on 5 January because of snow has been cancelled 130 flights. Another 220 flights were delayed for more than an hour. Before the weather will change for the better, this situation could be repeated. Therefore passengers are strongly recommended to clarify information about specific flights, the airlines or the reference service, before going to the airport.
Unfortunately, there are already several fatalities. In the area of Berchtesgaden on the Austrian border killed 20-year-old tourist, which was covered by an avalanche. In another part of Upper Bavaria, near the town of bad tölz, a 19-year-old young man died as a result of collision of cars occurred from-for ice. Two more are after this accident is in serious condition in the hospital.
In Austria also continued snowfall. They are accompanied by strong winds. Meteorologists have announced an increased level of threat of avalanches. Airport Alpine city of Innsbruck warns of the large number of cancellations and delays. Due to the bad weather blocked roads. All the ski resort in the Austrian Alps, is temporarily closed.
We will remind, on the part of Greece collapsed abnormal snowfall in the Central and Northern parts of the country the temperature is below zero for almost a week.