since The days of the ongoing snow chaos in the Bavarian Alps is not over yet for a long time. Since the night of Sunday it was snowing in the disaster-affected regions in the South of the free state. In the Allgäu, there is the entrance to the Church is locked Balderschwang due to avalanche danger. At plus degrees it began to thaw also, in some places. As a result, the snow could be wet and heavy an additional load for the roofs of the houses. After the visit of Markus Söder (CSU) on Saturday in Bad Tölz want to make it on Sunday, defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen (CDU) in Berchtesgaden, a picture of the situation. Many schools in the affected areas will also be on the Monday of the class.

25 centimeters of snow in Teisendorf, 30 inches in Ruhpolding and 21 inches in Garmisch, the German weather service (DWD) recorded in the Morning. The people in the five upper Bavarian rural districts of Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Traunstein, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Miesbach and Berchtesgadener Land – where since the days of the event of a disaster – had to cope, therefore, with additional masses of Snow. On Monday morning, the snow line of the last 600 to 800 meters should be reduced to 500 meters.

The experts are expecting in addition, with strong gusts, which could during the day, cause drifts and snow breakage. From Monday on, it will be colder again – then fixed more than a Meter of new snow could fall. In the Alps, considerable avalanche danger prevails.

1700 soldiers of the mountain infantry brigade 23 were on Sunday in the free state according to the Bundeswehr specifications in the snow. In addition, soldiers of the IT battalion 293, armed forces base, the medical service and the air force helped. Several Thousand volunteers from fire brigades and the Bavarian Red cross, police, riot police and other organisations are plowing since the days of the roofs, clear roads, and save trees.

rail transport is significantly restricted

Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU), announced on Saturday, to send 500 more riot police into the affected areas. “There is no reason to panic, but already a serious concern”, Söder said on a visit to Bad Tölz. Overall, his figures are after then 5000 workers.

In the Kreis Berchtesgadener Land had been shoveled from around 900 reported roofs until Sunday lunch 360 free, said a spokesman for the district office. To further 75 buildings will worked, including the district hospital in Berchtesgaden.

The police in lower Bavaria, has blocked the roads to the Ski and cross – country ski area in Sankt Englmar. The snow load on the trees was too high, according to the Department. In the ski area on the Arber in the Bavarian forest, the lift was stopped, and in the Bavarian forest national Park the national Park centres Lusen and Falkenstein velvet Animal are locked open area until Tuesday.