New snow and avalanche danger: Seehofer in the snow chaos


    the German interior Minister, Horst Seehofer (CSU) on Monday, a picture of since the days of snow chaos in the Bavarian Alps. As his Ministry announced on Sunday night, wants to Seehofer forces of the Federal police and the Federal Agency for Technical relief in the Berchtesgadener Land. Planned talks in Berchtesgaden and Neukirchen am Teisenberg. A Statement from the Minister is planned. His Cabinet colleague and defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen (CDU) had said on Sunday the country concerned circles for more help.

    The snow emergency in the South of Bavaria and Parts of Austria in the next week. The avalanche risk in the Alps is great. For Monday, weather experts, snow forecasts. Late Sunday night, an avalanche of parts of the Federal road 305 spilled in the district of Berchtesgadener Land. No one was hurt, and not the section of the route remained.

    In the Allgäu region, the authorities blocked on Sunday due to avalanche danger the access road to the municipality of Balderschwang. There, an avalanche hit a Hotel. Was injured on Monday morning from the snow masses, no one, a police spokesman said. The avalanche with a width of 300 meters, a squeezed window of the hotel and the snow came Inside. Neither guests nor employees are missing, according to the information.

    use of forces were on the spot, but could not begin work with Clearance. A man suffered a seizure and was taken care of by a doctor. Whether this was in connection with the avalanche, was initially unclear. Around 1300 people are stuck in the resort.

    In five, upper Bavaria, Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Traunstein circles, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Miesbach and Berchtesgadener Land since days of the disaster, and will probably remain there.