July 27, 2021

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Storm: Floods in Austria! Flood shock in Hollin (Salzburg area) – News

The Storm– Happiness does not leave Central Europe alone!

In the alpine region heavy rainfall is falling in the alpine region up to the Lower Austrian Pre-Alps via the Pennstektoner Land, which has already dropped to 80 liters per square meter.

Videos show flooding in Hall (Salzburg, Austria), pictures reminiscent of horror Disaster in the last few days In North Rhine-Westphalia And the Rhineland-Palatinate.

Police confirmed that a stream had formed into a raging torrent. “The situation is very tense, sometimes dramatic,” a spokesman said. However, there is currently no evidence of injuries.

People were already called to be careful and not to go to the cellars. The situation in other parts of the Austrian Alps is tense. The fire brigade had to evacuate numerous cellars around Kids Bay.

Disaster was declared on the land of Berchteskatner

Extreme levels of flood danger were announced in Perth, Austria (Upper Bavaria). The level of the Perth Desktop axis is now 1.5 meters higher than predicted hours ago, rising to 3.57 meters in the short term. Old record 3.12 meters.

A spokesman for the Integrated Control Center in Transstein said the situation in Upper Bavaria was “dramatic.”

The Berchteskaten and Bischofsweiss locations in the extreme southeast of Bavaria are particularly affected. There water gushes from the mountains, while the water level of the Aceh River rises. Individual homes have already been removed as the slopes collapse. The district implements this measure immediately. Those in those places were invited not to enter their cellars anymore.

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“Emergency calls are always coming in,” a police spokesman in Rosenheim said. In the Berchteskadner land district, all fire departments are required. “The situation is chaotic,” a spokesman said. “Heavy rain.” Federal roads have been flooded or blocked due to landslides.

The district declared a disaster at 10:22 pm due to the storm.

Heavy rain fell in Saxony

Sometimes more than 100 liters per square meter of rain caused flooding in Saxon Switzerland on Saturday. The district office of the Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains was announced in the evening.

Newstod, Sephnitz, Bad Schntow, Reinhardstorf-Shana and Kohrich are particularly affected. Authorities urgently warned to avoid basements, underground garages and underpasses. In addition, flooded roads and roads can pose a great danger.


Street flooded early in the morning in Oberlungwitz (Saxony)Photo: Andre March / DPA

According to the State Flood Center, the alert level exceeded 4 on the NewStod 1 Und Pole route in the evening. There was a “sharp rise in water level” in the lower reaches of the Girnitz, Sepnitz and Lachspok. “Severe flooding is expected,” the flood center warned.