Status: 11/22/2022 2:54 PM

The week continued in the North in the winter on Tuesday. In the morning, pedestrians, cyclists and drivers in large parts of northern Germany had to adjust to icy rain and snowfall again.

After temperatures around the freezing point, rain fell Tuesday night from Lower Saxony to the northeast, which from Hamburg to Wendland as well as in Mecklenburg and Schleswig-Holstein turned to freezing rain, sleet or snow in some areas. In the morning there was a danger of icing in these areas.

Hamburg: City cleaning begins its winter service run

In order to prevent traffic chaos, the city of Hamburg’s cleaning department has started winter service operation. As a precaution, the most important streets and a selected network of bike paths have been sprinkled with wet salt or gravel, the city’s cleaning department announced. A total of 123 emergency services were on the road with vehicles.

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No more frost from Wednesday

According to forecasts by meteorologists from WetterWelt, from Wednesday onwards, temperatures in the north should break out of the negative range again at night. Then the maximum values ​​range from 2 to 9 degrees. On Thursday, the weather should be milder with clouds changing with transient showers with maximum values ​​of 4 to 11 degrees Celsius.

A number of slippery accidents at the start of the week in Lower Saxony

After a frosty weekend in northern Germany – up to ten centimeters of snow fell in the northeast – snow swept across the country on Monday night, especially in the southern half of Lower Saxony. Where the snow turned into rain, there was sometimes sleet. Several incidents occurred in the Göttingen region between Sunday evening and Monday morning. But according to police information, there was property damage.

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MV: An infantryman is wounded in Castle Stargard

According to the police, a number of slippery accidents also occurred in the east of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on Monday morning. A walker was injured when he was hit by a car in Stargard Castle. At the end of the week, most of the weather-related incidents in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Lower Saxony ended slightly.

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