On Friday afternoon, the winter chaos began in Germany. The snow chaos has begun in the south of the country, while a lot of snow is expected to fall in the north over the weekend.
Winter chaos has also begun in Scotland. Glasgow Airport was forced to cancel flights on Saturday morning due to heavy snowfall. Some air traffic is scheduled to return to normal again on Saturday afternoon in Glasgow.
– Our teams worked throughout the night and we hope to resume operations as soon as possible, the airport wrote in a statement.
A yellow warning was issued for the north coast and southwest of Scotland, as well as the southwest and east coast of England throughout Saturday morning, according to the British Daily Mail. Sky News.
In Switzerland and Austria, authorities issued avalanche warnings. The provinces of Tyrol and Vorarlberg in western Austria issued an avalanche warning at the second highest level, after 50 cm of snow fell overnight.
320 aircraft were cancelled
Heavy snow fell on Saturday night in the German city of Munich.
At Germany’s second largest airport, Munich, all flights were canceled until Sunday morning, according to Bild newspaper. Train movement was also suspended.
So far, 320 flights out of 760 flights scheduled for today have been cancelled, according to the German newspaper picture.
according to Deutsche Welle Crews at the airport are working to keep at least one runway operational and clear of snow.
Settings at Munich Airport are also causing delays at Frankfurt Airport.
Bayern Munich’s home match against Union Berlin in the German Football League on Saturday was postponed due to large amounts of snow and chaos in the city. Union Berlin said this on X/Twitter on Saturday morning.
– Winter has arrived in Munich. Union Berlin’s Bundesliga match against Bayern Munich has been postponed today due to weather conditions, Union Berlin wrote on X/Twitter.
Due to the safety risks for all participants, it was decided not to hold the match today.
The weather also caused problems for Manchester United’s players, who were forced at short notice to swap flights for buses to attend Saturday’s Premier League match against Newcastle. The local newspaper wrote so Manchester Evening News.
I think cancellations will continue
Police are urging people to stay at home, and police in Munich are also asking residents to avoid unnecessary travel.
– Due to heavy snowfall, the traffic situation is very difficult and plow crews are on alert. Pedestrians should also be aware of objects such as tree branches or snow falling from roofs, police in Munich said, according to Bild newspaper.
Long-haul flights from the Bavarian capital to Salzburg, Innsbruck, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and Lindau have been cancelled. The train company believes that the cancellations will continue throughout Saturday, according to the news channel you are in.
We advise postponing trips to and from Munich, says a spokesman for the train company.
Further delays and cancellations are also expected in the southern part of Germany.
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