the avalanche danger is what makes the people in the snow areas, to create of upper Bavaria. The 266 inhabitants of the poor Inger hamlet Raiten can stay at least until Friday, not in their homes, and must in the case of families and friends, as the Landratsamt Traunstein announced on Thursday. An emergency shelter at the fire station in the neighbouring village of Unterwössen is set up since Wednesday, so far they have used but no one.

Above Raiten from the South side of the nearly 1,600-Meter-high high-plate has developed into the snow masses, a dangerous situation. “If the solves, this may be a dust avalanche, with up to 400 kilometers per hour,” said a spokeswoman for the district office. The danger is not averted.

farmers from Raiten brought at your own risk 80 cattle, five goats, a sheep, a horse and a rabbit out of the danger zone, because they wanted to leave the animals without care.

the helicopter crews of the German armed forces had observed from the air that the snow had reduced to the Hang – acute hazard. Therefore, the entire place had been cleared on Wednesday. Ten years ago, was disposed of on the site of an avalanche, but about 150 meters in front of the houses came to a halt.