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People had to be rescued by helicopter due to storms in southern Germany

People had to be rescued by helicopter due to storms in southern Germany

Trains also had to be diverted.

Violent storms caused major disturbances in certain parts of southern Germany on Friday and Saturday, leading some residents to be evacuated by helicopter to a safe place, the German news agency DPA reported based on official reports.

The storms caused flooding in several places, and for this reason, for example, rail traffic between Munich and Bergens in Austria and Zurich in Switzerland was suspended. Express trains between Munich and Stuttgart must be diverted. The road between Ulm and Augsburg also had to be closed.

A helicopter had to be deployed to the town of Weisschach in Bavaria to evacuate residents because the Schmutter River dam collapsed and overflowed. Due to the floods, a state of emergency was declared in several areas. The Meteorological Authority warned that the danger has not passed because rain is continuing and expected until Sunday.

The situation also became disastrous in the province of Baden-Württemberg after the Rotum River flooded. He said that 150 disaster rescue units have been working in the city of Reinstetten for more than 22 hours. Philip Burkle Mayor according to MTI.

As we wrote previously, a tsunami will descend on the Danube and other rivers in Hungary next week as well.

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