The Coronavirus pandemic has to say a significant impact on weather forecasts. A DWD-expert sees a disadvantage for the Winter.weather in Germany *: forecasts, due to Corona worse. Because the Coronavirus pandemic * less weather* aircraft to start. Now a DWD expert: winter storms warns can be bad predictions.
Munich - they are rough, cold and unpredictable: winter storms . Due to Flooding and severe gusts can cause severe damage, such as, for example, a severe winter storm over several days in early March, 2018 on the East coast of the USA impressively presented.
the influence of Corona on the weather: Fewer aircraft launch and report
to fight The United States currently have particularly strong with the Coronavirus pandemic . And just these could have a massive influence on forecasts to winter storms .
Because: According to the German weather service (DWD) will Corona have in the Winter may impact on weather forecasts.
The head of the Department of Meteorological analysis and modelling at DWD, Detlev Majewski, referred to the witnesses in an interview with the Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung on missing data from weather*flight. This would start because of the Coronavirus pandemic is simply rare.
Coronavirus pandemic, and the weather: before
He did not believe that the data of aircraft before 2022 back to on-the-Corona-be level, explained the expert. This airplanes especially over the sea between Europe and America is an "incredibly good source of information," said Majewski. To clarify: the winter develop towers.
"What applies in Europe to the mainland, was 48 hours earlier on the East coast of North America," said Majewski more. Such a low-pressure development, however, could be due to the lack of Data later than was previously discovered.
weather in Corona times: winter storms can be bad advance say
Instead of three days in advance, the meteorologists could tell such a Deep and associated winter storms , maybe even two and a half days in advance.
The weather in Germany * . In North sea and Baltic sea winter storms had, in the past few years, damage. (pm with a Material of the AFP)
*merkur.de part of the Germany-wide Ippen-Digital editors networkDate Of Update: 26 June 2020, 10:33