The snow chaos in the Bavarian Alps is not over yet – on the contrary. In the night of Sunday the snow and rain fell. Major incidents but there were not, as the police informed bureaux in the Region. The German weather service says, but more strong snowfall forecast.

The authorities are well prepared, the Prime Minister, Markus Söder (CSU), announced on Saturday, to send 500 more riot police into the affected areas. To help especially the rooftops of buildings in danger of collapse, to dig.

sports halls locked

“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. For the districts of Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Miesbach, Traunstein, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, and parts of the Berchtesgadener land, in the case of a disaster. The is expected to last until Tuesday.

In Kempten in the Allgäu, the city locked up on Saturday evening because of the snow load, as a precaution, eleven sports halls. This will remain up to and including Tuesday closed, since the announced of precipitation, with an even higher weight on the roofs, said a spokesman for the city on Saturday.

in the light of new heavy rainfall is not expected to ease the Situation for the time being. The snow level is expected to rise from 600 meters on Saturday evening in the 1000 meters on Sunday morning and on Monday again to 500 meters will decrease. In the Alps, considerable avalanche also has a risk. In the Northern part of Bavaria is to be expected with the rain.