DWD warns of extreme storms with tornadoes and heavy rain

AAttention, increased risk of storms! Many regions in Germany have to prepare for severe storms on Friday. For the people in the southwest and west of North Rhine-Westphalia, heavy thunderstorms and gusts of wind will start around noon. “We expect it to start at the border at noon,” said a spokesman for the German Weather … Read more

Region: Man dies in fire, children injured by firecrackers – that’s how New Year’s Eve went

The new year starts with fewer missiles – but still some police operations. An overview of New Year’s Eve in the region and in Germany. In Bayern the turn of the year was mostly peaceful. Still moved police and fire department New Year’s Eve and New Year repeatedly to missions. As the police headquarters in … Read more

▷ FW Hennef: Annual general meeting – small, very big

19.10.2021 – 10:48 Hennef volunteer fire brigade Hennef (ots) On September 3rd, 2021 the annual general meeting of the volunteer fire brigade Hennef took place in the auditorium of the Meiersheide school. Around 200 active firefighters, members of the honorary department and the youth fire brigade had gathered there. Also present were some members of … Read more

Incredible incident in New York – man falls from 9th floor on BMW – News abroad

The BMW saved his life … In Jersey City (US state New Jersey) a man apparently had a guardian angel: The 31-year-old fell nine floors from a skyscraper, crashed into the roof of a black BMW 330i – and survived. The incident, which occurred on Wednesday at 10:20 a.m. local time, was observed by several … Read more

Police: You could be armed – four inmates escaped from psychiatry – Stuttgart

Weinsberg (Baden-Wurttemberg) – Quadruple breakout from a psychiatric ward for mentally disturbed offenders! On Thursday night, four inmates fled a closed ward at the Weissenhof Clinic in Weinsberg. So the police are looking for the escapees Mekail Ademi (28), description: “approx. 184 cm, approx. 70 kg, lean. Hooked nose, receding hairline, brown eyes, beard, clothes … Read more

Investigations after a major fire in the Rostock overseas port | NDR.de – news

As of: 09/21/2021 9:44 a.m. The fire brigade has the fire in Rostock’s overseas port under control – but the firefighters are still ready in case the fire breaks out. The criminal police announce further investigations. At around 5.15 p.m. on Monday, the fire brigade control center received a report that a warehouse was on … Read more

Wilnsdorf: Small plane crashes in the forest – pilot (25) dies | Regional

Burbach / Wilnsdorf – Fatal plane crash in Siegerland. The young pilot (25) died. It has only just gotten light when the emergency calls to the police and rescue control center pile up at 6:15 a.m. Residents in the Wilnsdorf area (Siegen-Wittgenstein district) saw a missile fall from the sky, and some of them heard … Read more

Storm Eifel: Angela Merkel visits flood victims

Unwetter had left a swath of devastation in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate – more than 150 people died from the floods. With new storms in the south and east of Germany, the district of Berchtesgadener Land in Upper Bavaria declared a disaster late on Saturday evening. Huge amounts of rain also fell in Saxon Switzerland. … Read more

Disaster: Merkel visits flood victims – storms in Bavaria and Saxony

Unwetter had left a swath of devastation in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate – more than 150 people died from the floods. With new storms in the south and east of Germany, the district of Berchtesgadener Land in Upper Bavaria declared a disaster late on Saturday evening. Huge amounts of rain also fell in Saxon Switzerland. … Read more

Places cut off from the outside world

Dhe valleys of the Eifel resemble a disaster area on this morning: Brown masses of water roll through the towns, over the streets and fields. Many localities are cut off from the outside world. Fire brigade and police on the streets everywhere. Julian Staib Political correspondent for Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland, based in Wiesbaden. According … Read more