The bad weather in July continues: From Thursday to Friday there is a risk of storms in southeast and east Germany with heavy rain and thunderstorms.
Munich / Offenbach – “Even today the sky will open its sluices.” Explains meteorologist Simon Trippler from German Weather Service (DWD) and by today means Thursday, July 8th. His statement is telling: For days it has been raining in many places in Germany as if from buckets. Spoken directly.
Storms in Germany: Between Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria and Saxony with thunderstorms
The weather in Germany is worrying. Because of summery warm and hours of sunshine. On Thursday and Friday (July 9th) a low called Arno is moving from Austria over Poland towards the Baltic Sea, which brings “very humid air to Germany”, as Trippler explains further.
The result: On Friday morning there should be heavy showers from the south to the east of the Federal Republic. Even more: “In some places there can be heavy rain,” says Trippler.
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Even more: Already in the night of Friday there is an increased risk of storms in southeast Germany. The then applies between Stuttgart in Baden-Württemberg and the Saxon state capital Dresden DWD-Warning level red. “There can be thunderstorms that bring 30 liters per square meter in a short time,” says the meteorologist. If the thunderstorms “grow together”, even 40 to 60 liters per square meter are possible over several hours.
Storm in Germany: heavy rain and thunderstorms in Franconia, Thuringia and Saxony
In western Germany, too, there could be strong thunderstorms on Friday night, but “with not that much rain,” says Trippler. In parts of Bavaria and Saxony, however, there is a warning of sometimes violent thunderstorms. The announced for Friday during the day DWD meanwhile, there is a risk of storms for Thuringia, Saxony, eastern Hesse and for central and northern Franconia. Here, too, “heavy heavy rain” is expected, explains meteorologist Trippler.
At least a look at the weather at the weekend and the beginning of the coming week gives hope: For example, in Dresden and Saxony it should be summery again with occasional sunshine and maximum temperatures of up to 29 degrees on Monday in eastern Germany. (pm)