A violent storm is brewing over Berlin
People in Berlin and Brandenburg have to be prepared for heat and thunderstorms at the beginning of the week. After a dry and hot start to the day, thunderstorms, some of them severe, are to be expected from Monday afternoon. Stormy heavy rain, hail with a particle size of three centimeters and gusts of wind of up to 90 kilometers per hour are also expected locally. The maximum temperatures are between 32 and 36 degrees.
Storm low Scarlett from the west against the hot air bubble. A potentially very dangerous development that harbors massive storm potential.
“The current weather week will be quite turbulent at times,” forecasts qualified meteorologist Dominik Jung, managing director of the weather service Q.met, to the Münchner Merkur. “At the air mass boundary, afternoons form from Berlin-Brandenburg to the south-east bavaria some heavy showers and thunderstorms,” explains Jung. “Today, so-called downbursts or even tornadoes are a threat in the event of particularly severe storms. Hail, heavy rain and gusts of wind are also to be expected,” the weather expert continued. According to the DWD, a downburst is a destructive thunderstorm phenomenon that causes a strong downwind.
Severe weather warning for three federal states
According to Jung, this will probably not go unnoticed at Elmau Castle, where the G7 summit is currently taking place. The German Weather Service has now issued a severe weather warning for Bavaria, Saxony and Baden-Württemberg. “Our weather continues to be quite riotous in the last days of June,” summarizes the weather portal Weather. en the situation together.
Even supercells cannot be completely ruled out, and the risk of tornadoes is significantly increased in the southwest.
Storm low Scarlett: One dead and several injured by tornado in the Netherlands
At least one person died in a tornado in the Netherlands. The storm in the coastal town of Zierikzee in the south-west of the Netherlands also injured around ten people on Monday, the rescue services said. The emergency services are still in the process of checking the exact number of victims, according to the authorities in the province of Zeeland.
“The damage is unnecessary in some streets of Zierikzee,” said the emergency services. The hurricane not only uprooted trees, but also covered the roofs of several houses. According to the information, the front of a house collapsed. Dutch public broadcaster NOS reported that the tornado also knocked off a church roof and threw trampolines through the air.
The rescue workers called for people to stay away from the affected area so as not to hinder the police and fire brigade operations. There is also a risk of falling roof tiles and branches.
Weather calms down on Tuesday
On Tuesday night, temperatures in Berlin and Brandenburg dropped to 19 to 15 degrees. According to the DWD, renewed showers and thunderstorms are to be expected in some areas at night.
Some calm will return to Berlin on Tuesday. The day starts out cloudy at first, then the sun comes out over the course of the day. According to the forecast, there can only be occasional rain and thunderstorms in Lower Lusatia. The maximum values are between 26 and 29 degrees.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected in southern Brandenburg during the night. Temperatures drop to between 19 and 14 degrees. On Wednesday, the DWD is repeatedly expected to have heavy showers and thunderstorms. The temperatures rise to highs of between 27 and 32 degrees.