Christmas Weather: Wet Christmas Eve in Lower Saxony | - News

Status: 12/24/2021 8:32 am

Lower Saxony is once again waiting in vain for a white Christmas this year. Conversely rain and moderate temperatures are likely.

According to the German Meteorological Service (DWD) the rainfall area today crosses the Lower Saxony and Bremen. It is expected to rain from the coastal areas to the southern parts of the country and the temperature in the north will be five degrees and even eight degrees inland. It should be dried only in the evening.

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Snow accidents on the day before Christmas

Snow accidents were reported in Lower Saxony on Thursday due to freezing temperatures. A 15-year-old man was found dead in Drochtersen in the Stade district. A 37-year-old man may have lost control of his car due to a slippery road, police said. It skidded, came off the road, crashed into a tree, and spun on the road. Firefighters rescued 3 people in the back seat who were trapped in the car. The driver, his two children aged four and eight and one 15-year-old were injured. The driver’s 15 – year – old daughter died at the scene.

In Rieste (Osnabrück district), a 74-year-old woman slipped and fell off a car on a bridge on Thursday afternoon. The vehicle then collided with a tree on the side of the road. Police said Bramser was slightly injured in the clash and was taken to a nearby hospital. North, East and South Lower Saxony are sometimes very slippery on Christmas Eve.

The temperature drops

On Christmas Day night, meteorologists expect cool air that should be clear and frosty. The lowest values ​​are minus two degrees on the beach and minus five degrees inland. There are also sunny areas in the middle of the North and Lower Saxony, which will be cloudy for a long time between Horse and Weserbergland.

There was no rain on Boxing Day

According to meteorologists, the night of December 26 will be Permafrost with no cloudy skies. In Emsland, the temperature drops to minus three degrees Celsius and in Elbe to minus eight degrees. Rainfall is not expected on Christmas Day in Lower Saxony.

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