Hurricane warnings, thunderstorms and tornadoes continue to sound across Germany

2022-05-01 0 By

On Wednesday February 16th, storm Ylenia swept across northern Germany.The storm began hitting northern Germany on Wednesday night and will continue for several days, according to the German weather service (DWD).In addition to winds of up to 120 kilometers per hour, there was heavy rain and thunderstorms!And the risk of tornadoes is extremely high!Trees were uprooted, roofs were ripped off, cars were blown away, homes were flooded…At present, across Germany, a large area of schools closed, traffic is blocked, travel plans need to arrange travel, pay attention to safety!The storm was reported to have moved initially from the southwest and then from the west, moving over Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.Currently, DWD has issued formal severe weather warnings for four federal states.Between 10 p.m. and midnight, the area from Minstrand through Hanover to the north of Berlin was affected.There is also an extremely high risk of tornadoes in the central mountains when thunderstorms occur.On Friday, we’ll have a brief lull, but a second storm, “Zeynep, “will be right behind us on Saturday!According to meteorologists, storm Ylenia will be followed by a second storm, Zeynep.For now, its path remains difficult to predict because it is a fast-moving storm.It is now predicted that the north will be the worst affected.According to meteorologists, it could be even more powerful than the first storm!The Zeynep will travel across the North Sea, past the coasts of Holland and Germany, through Denmark and finally to the Baltic Sea.On this day, the storm will spread almost all of Germany.In particular, areas from north to east, the centre and the foothills of the Alps will be affected by severe winds of 120 to 150 kilometres per hour.Finally, it is recommended that you avoid and travel safely in the following areas in the next few days: urban playgrounds parks forests and other vegetation areas cemeteries outdoor sports facilities Outdoor areas of kindergartens and schools Watch out for broken branches and trees and possible flying objects.And, of course, avoid driving if you can!