Violent storms with heavy rain have triggered on the weekend in lower Saxony, numerous fire-fighting operations and, in Seesen, Germany, a clinic, drinking can. The ground floor of a hillside nearby hospital on the Western edge of the Harz mountains was flooded in the afternoon after a Thunderstorm, like a police spokesman said. Subsequently, water was penetrated in a connected rehabilitation clinic in the town in the district of Goslar. Patients had been redistributed, there is no one at risk. Also other places were raging thunderstorm showers - so around the time of Osnabrück or Hanover, where a number of basement volliefen.
The volunteer fire Department in Seesen had been with 75 colleagues at the clinic and have pumped the water, according to police. As the NDR reported, were in the city several streets under water. The fire brigade in Hannover was already the night to Saturday 32 Times disengagement. It was mostly flooded basements and underground garages, or flooded streets. A total of 110 forces were in the capital of lower Saxony on the road.
For the next few days are expected to be more Thunderstorms. The new week will start, according to the German weather service (DWD) fixed with many clouds and heavy showers. Overall, it remains warm in the muggy 24 to 27 degrees. In the "Wendland" it is up to 31 degrees even warmer. In the night it can then pass on to the coast and on the Elbe a Thunderstorm and rain.
On Tuesday, sun and clouds alternate again and again. In between, there may be minor showers and Thunderstorms. Inland temperatures will reach around 27 degrees, in the North sea and the Harz mountains it is cooler. Also on Wednesday, it will remain partly cloudy, and smaller Thunderstorms with brief showers occur.
Through the rain, the forest fire decreases the risk again. For Assembly, the corresponding Index shows that only in two small areas in the North-East of lower Saxony, the highest warning level. On Tuesday, the lowest of the five levels is almost everywhere.dpa Date Of Update: 17 August 2020, 02:27