Storm: Storm Ciarán is raging in North Rhine-Westphalia: These maps show where the wind is strongest today

The German Weather Service (DWD) warned of severe weather in North Rhine-Westphalia on Thursday.

Storm: Storm Ciarán is raging in North Rhine-Westphalia: These maps show where the wind is strongest today

The German Weather Service (DWD) warned of severe weather in North Rhine-Westphalia on Thursday. There is no severe weather warning yet. However, some localities are already reporting fallen trees and demolished cars. Hurricane-like gusts of more than 100 km/h were already recorded in the Eifel this morning. The fire brigade is constantly on duty to repair the damage. Hurricane-like wind speeds are expected to remain outliers in North Rhine-Westphalia today.

The maps below provide an overview of the weather situation:

The map above shows the wind speeds in Germany. The view is provided by the portal wetter.de, which, like stern, belongs to RTL Deutschland. Clicking on the map leads to wetter.de.

The map above shows the thunderstorm warnings for today according to DWD. The view is also provided by the wetter.de portal.

The interactive map below shows where gusts are currently occurring. You can also view the forecast for a later date using the timeline at the bottom of the graphic. At the top right, the level displayed can be changed to, for example, thunderstorms.

The service is provided by Windy.com. The makers use the model from the “European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts” for their representations and forecasts.

Sources: DWD, WDR with DPA

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