Status: 11/20/2022 11:37 AM

The short onset of winter in the north will result in snow again today. At night it gets cold to five degrees below zero. There is a danger of icing again. But from Monday it will be milder again.

It’s supposed to be in today Widespread snowfall is expected in Lower Saxony. The German Weather Service (DWD) has declared that there is a risk of freezing rain or snow in the North Sea with a risk of icing. A small prophecy of a white winter also appeared over the Baltic Sea on Sunday morning. A thin layer of snow covered the dunes and the beach on the Bay of Lübeck. There was also some snow in the area around Kiel. In Hamburg, a few chips flew through the air.

Up to five centimeters of snow in Lower Saxony

On Monday night, snowfall is supposed to travel across the country in the southern half of Lower Saxony, up to five centimeters. The snow will gradually turn into rain. There is also an ice hazard there.

Baudetz said the temperature inside could again drop to minus five degrees. A very thin layer of snow can remain locally, especially near the Baltic Sea coast. Through Monday, it will remain damp and cool during the day. Buditz said the “winter cycle” ends Tuesday night at the latest.

At first the snowfall wasn’t very productive – except in the northeast

Most of the first snowfall on Friday and Saturday was not particularly heavy in northern Germany. In the northeast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern On the other hand, around Ökermonde, about ten centimeters of fresh snow, the winter service was in operation. Most of the weather-related incidents were minor. Police called on drivers to switch from summer tires to winter tires now at the latest.

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“As far as we can see in the future, at the end of next week the temperature level will drop to about ten degrees in the greater Hamburg area,” said Josef Kantuser, a meteorologist at DWD. Rain is expected again and again over the next week, but that won’t make up for the many dry spells this year, according to the meteorologist.

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Many slippery accidents on the roads of northern Germany

Several slippery accidents were reported from the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on Saturday. In the area of ​​\u200b\u200bthe police headquarters in Neubrandenburg alone – that is, in the eastern part of the country – the police had to register twelve ice accidents by noon, and the focus was on the area around Passo Walk. Several vehicles have thrown themselves into the crash barriers on the A19, A20 and A24 motorways. Most of the accidents were minor.

The ice had already led to several accidents in the Osnabruck area on Friday evening – including on the A33 motorway. Three cars collided there. Four people were injured, two of whom were taken to hospital.

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