The heavy snowfall in the South of Bavaria, to go further. Until Monday will come on the edge of the Alps, up to 40 centimetres of snow is expected, such as the German weather service announced on Sunday morning.

This could lead to big problems on the road and the rails. The avalanche danger remains high in the affected areas. At Munich airport, the flights should start in the morning, despite the wintry weather, as planned.

On Saturday, the bomb squad were busy, the Start and runways of the Airport of the snow to free the masses. In addition to 130 cancellations, there was a delay. Around 220 flights took off only with a delay of an hour or more.

a heavy snowfall hampered, especially in the South and West of Munich and also the train traffic. A number of Compounds in the Allgäu region and, for example, in the direction of Garmisch-Partenkirchen are locked until further notice.

“We are for the night, with all available forces on the spot, in order to make the routes as quickly as possible is passable again,” said a spokesman for the Deutsche Bahn on Sunday morning. According to him, in some places, already drive replacement buses. The reason for the closures, trees that have fallen due to the heavy snow load in the track and overhead lines.

when the lines are free again, could not say the Deutsche Bahn. “We recommend our passengers to check before travel online.” Also, short-term Changes, as well as information about alternative routes, buses are available.

the weather also led to fatal accidents: In the Berchtesgadener Land, a woman died in an avalanche accident. The 20-Year-old was on Saturday at the Teisenberg with a ski touring group on the road, when she was buried, the police announced. In Bad Tölz in upper Bavaria, a 19-died-Years after the collision of two cars on a snow-slippery road. Four other people were injured, according to police – two of them seriously.

Also in Austria, the onset of winter for problems. Roads were blocked, cars were in traffic jams, avalanches, as the ORF reported. In Bishop, the qualification times for the last ski jumping the four hills tournament due to heavy snowfall canceled.


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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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