Heavy weather in Germany: Tornado raging in Rhineland-Palatinate - Panorama society

Heavy weather in Germany: Tornado raging in Rhineland-Palatinate - Panorama society

Heavy storms with heavy rains and thunderstorms have caused damage in parts of Germany on Friday. In Bobenheim on the mountain in Rhineland-Palatinate a tornado damaged, according to the police eleven houses, sometimes considerably. On the A4 in Thuringia 17 cars crashed during heavy rain, at least 23 people were injured, according to the police.

Elsewhere, there were landslides and floods, at the airport of Frankfurt am Main there were at times delays and occasional flight cancellations due to the storm. Weather affected by the weather were the German Weather Service (DWD), the countries of Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse, Thuringia, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg.


The meteorologists warned of extreme heavy rain of up to 40 liters per square meter and more. Partly hailstorm and storm gusts threatened with up to 85 kilometers per hour.

Several cars collide

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