‘Orkantief – Sebastian’ fells trees in Northern German Mecklenburg – one fatality and some people wounded.

First Autumn storm to hit Northern Germany arrived on Tuesday. Called ‘Orkantief Sebastian’ it raged over wide parts of Northern Germany Wednesday. In Hamburg a man was killed by falling scaffolding.

The German Meteorological Service (DWD) warned on Wednesday of hurricane gusts, which in some cases could reach wind speeds of up to 140 km h.

Many trees were felled under the mighty weather and which in […] Continue Reading…

Northern German Summer 2017 – Weather-wise a …a small disaster!

Northern German Summer 2017 – Weather-wise a …a small disaster!
Heat, actually, prolonged heat, including several heat-waves, were forecast  across Southern and Eastern parts of Europe throughout the summer of 2017. By contrast, a mild, wetter or colder summer was predicted across the UK and Northern Europe and this has indeed been the case in summer 2017.

If you can read German – yes they do love […] Continue Reading…