Germany, Severe Weather, Level 3: Warning of storm surge in parts of Baltic Sea coast – Germany

2023-10-19: Current media reports and information from the German Weather Service (DWD) on Thursday (19 October) indicate that there is a danger of a severe storm surge in parts of northern Germany. According to this, the easterly wind is expected to drive the water of the Baltic Sea into the bays and fjords of Schleswig-Holstein from Thursday evening (local time). The Flensburg Fjord, the Bay of Kiel and the Bay of Lübeck are particularly affected.
Traffic disruptions are to be expected, floods and landslides are possible. Travellers should exercise heightened caution, especially near rivers and mountainslopes, and follow instructions by authorities. Travellers are recommended to install the app ‘WarnWetter’ issued by the German Meteorological Office to receive detailed information concerning current severe weather warnings for Germany.