Floods in Germany, roads in Austria close by snow

After the rain and snow of the past few days, several rivers and streams in the south of Germany burst their banks came into being. In Austria after the new snow about 180 roads impassable.

In the länder, Voralberg, Salzburg and Tyrol applies Monday code 5 for avalanche risk, which is the highest warning level.

Only been in Salzburg since Sunday night seventeen thousand people separated from the outside world, reported the Austrian press agency APA. On the north side of the Alps in 24 hours of time between 20 and 60 inches of snow.

For Monday is still 30 to 50 inches of additional snow expected.

Water level continues to rise in Germany

In Germany in the federal state of Bavaria large tracts of farmland flooded. Further, the authorities have warned of floods in the municipality of Kulmbach in the south of Bavaria.

Also the inhabitants of the state of Baden-Württemberg should take into account flooding.

The authorities reported Monday morning that the water level in several rivers is increasing rapidly. The Neckar, a tributary of the Rhine, would include the city of Heidelberg outside its shores can occur.


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