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Dangerous Storm - Berlin And Brandenburg, Germany, March 17, 2017

Dangerous Storm – Berlin And Brandenburg, Germany, March 17, 2017

On Saturday, March 18, an unexpected storm hit the capital Berlin and Brandenburg. The wind freshed up after noon and lasted till afternoon. A wind gust with 100 km/h was registered. The Fire starters got over 300 calls. Damage in the city was limited but in the surrounding Brandenburg the storm caused a tragic event [...]

Winterstorm - Severe Weather In The Bavarian Alps, January 7-8, 2017

Winterstorm – Severe Weather In The Bavarian Alps, January 7-8, 2017

January 2017 began with very cold temperatures in Middle Europe. In some places it was 20 degrees below zero. Then it became warmer and in Upper Bavaria and in the Alps there was heavy snowfall. In Mittenwald, which is very close to the Austrian-German border, there was a mass of snow. Snow began falling on [...]

Frost - Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Early December 2016

Frost – Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Early December 2016

December 2016 was a dry month in many parts of Germany except the North-East. There was also very little snow in many regions. However another weather phenomenon created fascinating sceneries: hoar frost. After some warmer periods there was ground frost and air frost in the early days of December. It was the right condition for [...]

Mist On A Lake - November 9, 2016

Mist On A Lake – November 9, 2016

November is often seen as boring month (for photographers) due to a lot of grey and dull days. Daylight is also very limited. However this time of the year is often underestimated. There are wonderful plays of colors and many different moods with colored leaves, intense sunsets and fascinating meteorological phenomena. The lower light can [...]

BURNING SKIES - Oct 3, 2016

BURNING SKIES – Oct 3, 2016

October 3, a public holiday in Germany, ended in the Havelland, west of Berlin, with a spectacular afterglow. After a long period of unusual warm and dry days in August and September in Middle Europe, which led to a drought, the first showers occurred on Oct 2, 2016 in the capital region. Temperatures fell and [...]

Dangerous Storm – Berlin And Brandenburg, Germany, March 17, 2017
Dangerous Storm - Berlin And Brandenburg, Germany, March 17, 2017

On Saturday, March 18, an unexpected storm hit the capital Berlin and Brandenburg. The wind freshed up after noon and lasted till afternoon. A wind gust with 100 km/h was registered. The Fire starters got over 300 calls. Damage in the city was limited but in the surrounding Brandenburg the storm caused a tragic event [...]

Winterstorm – Severe Weather In The Bavarian Alps, January 7-8, 2017
Winterstorm - Severe Weather In The Bavarian Alps, January 7-8, 2017

January 2017 began with very cold temperatures in Middle Europe. In some places it was 20 degrees below zero. Then it became warmer and in Upper Bavaria and in the Alps there was heavy snowfall. In Mittenwald, which is very close to the Austrian-German border, there was a mass of snow. Snow began falling on [...]

Frost – Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Early December 2016
Frost - Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Early December 2016

December 2016 was a dry month in many parts of Germany except the North-East. There was also very little snow in many regions. However another weather phenomenon created fascinating sceneries: hoar frost. After some warmer periods there was ground frost and air frost in the early days of December. It was the right condition for [...]

Mist On A Lake – November 9, 2016
Mist On A Lake - November 9, 2016

November is often seen as boring month (for photographers) due to a lot of grey and dull days. Daylight is also very limited. However this time of the year is often underestimated. There are wonderful plays of colors and many different moods with colored leaves, intense sunsets and fascinating meteorological phenomena. The lower light can [...]

BURNING SKIES – Oct 3, 2016
BURNING SKIES - Oct 3, 2016

October 3, a public holiday in Germany, ended in the Havelland, west of Berlin, with a spectacular afterglow. After a long period of unusual warm and dry days in August and September in Middle Europe, which led to a drought, the first showers occurred on Oct 2, 2016 in the capital region. Temperatures fell and [...]

SHEET LIGHTNING: VIDEO BERLIN, AUGUST 28, 2016
SHEET LIGHTNING: VIDEO BERLIN, AUGUST 28, 2016

Summer 2016 in Middle Europe: another year with new temperature records. August 28 was an extremely hot day in Berlin with temperatures over 34 C. Already the day before there had been some severe thunderstorms in Western Germany. A cold front was coming in from the west and in the afternoon the German Weather Service [...]

Mammatus Clouds, Sankt Peter Ording, March 28, 2016
Mammatus Clouds, Sankt Peter Ording, March 28, 2016

The extraordinary weather patterns in “Nordfriesland” – the flat landscape situated at the Northern Sea close to Denmark – inspired artists, writers and painters. ” Der Schimmelreiter”, a famous drama and ghost story by Theodor Storm, is set against the backdrop of the wilderness of the Northern Sea with its murderous storm floods. The amazing [...]

CLEAR AUTUMN SKY AND A KITE FESTIVAL IN STÖLLN, BRANDENBURG, GERMANY (VIDEO)
CLEAR AUTUMN SKY AND A KITE FESTIVAL IN STÖLLN, BRANDENBURG, GERMANY  (VIDEO)

End of September is a good time for kites. Sunday, September 27, was a day with a clear blue autumn sky and some wind. Compared to the heat-wave in Summer September and October was cold in Middle-Europe. It was also not much rain. The drought which lasts now for months became a problem for some [...]

Lightning Storm And Unidentified Flying Object, 30th August, 2015, Menz, Germany
Lightning Storm And Unidentified Flying Object, 30th August, 2015, Menz, Germany

August 30, 2015 was a hot and humid day in Northern Germany with an unpredicted weather development. Forecasters had announced showers and thunderstorms along the coastlines of Northern-Sea and Baltic Sea when a small depression system moved from the Benelux-Countries towards the North-East. The countryside around Berlin and Brandenburg didn’t expect any severe weather. However [...]

Strange Looking Skies: June 2 and May 2015
Strange Looking Skies: June 2 and May 2015

May 2015. In Northern Germany (Bützow) and in Southern Germany (Augsburg) there were two remarkable tornado events within a week and followed by more. Three tornados created a lot of damage and shocked people living in the track of the tornado. On the North-side of the Alps in Bavaria there was a lot of rain, [...]