Widespread damage after Storm Emellinde hits Germany

Widespread damage after Storm Emellinde hits Germany

At least one person has been killed and more than 50 were injured on May 20, 2022, when a violent storm named ‘Emmelinde” hit Germany, spawning several tornadoes and leaving widespread damage.

Severe floods hit Germany again, destructive tornado in Lower Saxony

Severe floods hit Germany again, destructive tornado in Lower Saxony

A new round of heavy rains hit Germany and Austria on August 16 and 17, 2021, causing severe floods and landslides and spawning at least one destructive tornado. One person was killed and another is still missing in Germany after sudden floods swept them away off a…

Extreme rainfall causes catastrophic flooding in western Germany

Extreme rainfall causes catastrophic flooding in western Germany

At least 18 people have died and many more are still missing after exceptionally heavy rain caused massive flooding in western Germany on July 14 and 15, 2021. Numerous rivers across the region are still above flood stage or at exceptionally high levels and several…

Heavy storms and hail pummel western and central Germany

Heavy storms and hail pummel western and central Germany

Severe weather struck parts of western and central Germany on Thursday, June 3, 2021, including heavy rain and hail, causing havoc in the regions. Firefighters and police received multiple calls for assistance as traffic was brought to a standstill, trees were…

Germany registers greatest temperature change since records began in 1880

Germany registers greatest temperature change since records began in 1880

Germany has just experienced its biggest temperature change in 141 years– since record-keeping began in 1880– with an increase of 41.9 °C (75.4 °F) in one week, according to climate researchers at the German Weather Service (DWD). A piercing cold…

Major snowstorm hits Netherlands, Germany and UK

Major snowstorm hits Netherlands, Germany and UK

Dutch authorities declared a rare 'code red' emergency for the entire country on Sunday, February 7, 2021, as a severe snowstorm, named Darcy by their meteorologists, hit parts of western Europe. This was the first major snowstorm to hit the Netherlands…