41,000 people can not be reached in the Saalbach-Hinterglemm ski region | TIME ONLINE


in Austria is the one with ski tourists
Saalbach-Hinterglemm popular holiday resort due to the avalanche danger of the
Outer world cut. As the province of Salzburg announced,
road 111 was blocked from Maishofen for safety reasons. This was in
Night alone in this Austrian province eleven
Thus, more than 41,000 people are inaccessible.

In addition, the country announced that
Tauernautobahn (A10) between Flachau and Zederhaus due
The snow cover has been blocked. How is the parallel street?
Obertauern was not acceptable, the area had to be spacious
to be avoided. The Katschberg tunnel was also blocked in
Driving direction to the north.

According to the ski resort skiresort.de
are due to the weather and sometimes very high
Danger avalanche almost half of the ski slopes in Austria
closed. Completely silent
The lifts were on Monday in small ski resorts like
Planneralm, the Hochkar area and the region of Loser-Altaussee.
In large ski areas there were also many lane sections
not passable. For example, in the Arlberg ski region, only 49 of the 306 km runway were temporarily
Ski region Sölden were only 15 of 140 km
Do not cut
Saalbach-Hinterglemm operated 40 of the 69 lifts; 62 of 114
Miles of track could
to be used.

At the
Close by Salzburg was
Besides that
a man buried by an avalanche of roofs and fatally wounded. as
a police spokesman said the 47-year-old and three others were
Men, shovel, one, house, roof, near, salzburg
taken by the snow masses. They ran about six feet in
The depth.

Hotel is hit by avalanche

Also guarantees the edge of the Alps in Germany
the heavy snow continues because of problems. So it was a hotel in
Balderschwang in the Allgäu hit by an avalanche. Windows were
pushed and snow masses entered the interior of the building.
No one was injured – what was hit by the avalanche
The hotel's wellness area was already on Sunday night
For security reasons were closed.

In the country of Berchtesgadener done
Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) describes the situation. over there
He announced that 230 federal police forces were serving
Assisting assistants in snow-covered areas
to be. "This is a sign that you are in such a situation
just stay together, "said the head of the Federal Police
Minister. In Berchtesgadener Land there was a delayed avalanche
Sunday night parts of the main road 305 spilled. Was injured
do not.

Still valid in five Bavarians
Districts of disaster. In several schools, too,
The lesson this week is because school trips are very insecure
to apply. In addition, train traffic remains in some this week
Limited routes in southern Bavaria. In Ruhpolding
Chiemgau Alps was scheduled for this Tuesday
Opening Ceremony at the Biathlon World Cup canceled. "We all hope
that dangerous situations resolve as quickly as possible
(…) and that it is still possible for us on Wednesday
Host of athletes and visitors at the Chiemgau Arena
"said the mayor of Ruhpolding Claus Pichler.

Relaxation on Wednesday

Meanwhile, the end of permanent snowfall
View. The German Meteorological Service (DWD) hoped that the
Precipitation on Tuesday will gradually disappear, which also
the storm situation at the end of the Alps. According to the
Bavarian State Chancellery, Florian Herrmann (CSU), is a
According to Wednesday, significant relaxation is possible.
In some places, thawing and rain are causing flooding. In Bavaria
There was mainly in Franconia the increase in water levels, but also
Baden-Württemberg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia
the rivers and stepped in places along the coast.


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