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Sun gives way to rain and storms as summer still fails to materialise

DDP/DPA/The Local · 24 May 2010, 15:26

Published: 24 May 2010 15:26 GMT+02:00

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By Tuesday, cloudy and showery conditions will dominate in the northern and eastern regions, while the German weather service, DWD, said the centre of Germany would be hit with half the month’s usual share of rain by the middle of the week.

The south will also have a mixed bag of weather with showers, sunshine and storms. Tuesday evening will bring heavy rain to western regions too.

Temperatures will be suitably depressed too, stuck between 12 and 19 degrees Celsius – with areas in the north dropping to around 2 degrees on Tuesday night.

Wednesday will bring heavy clouds in the centre and south, with occasional showers and some storms. Although the north will be clouded over, meteorologists expect no rain.

Thursday should remain rainy and stormy in the south with the rest of the country largely cloudy with some rain. Top temperatures are expected to hover between 13 degrees in the north and 21 degrees in the south.

Click here for The Local's weather forecast.

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The dry conditions expected in the north will come as something of a relief for people living near the Oder River where authorities on Monday issued flood warnings.

The waters are expected to rise dramatically on Tuesday as flood conditions travel down the river from Poland.

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Your comments about this article

15:58 May 24, 2010 by JohnnesKönig
Global warming... hmmmmm
16:24 May 24, 2010 by romber58
If you think that "hot and sunny" is the only form of good weather there is then naff off to a place where that is true.I enjoy the weather as it comes,hot and sunny ,rainy windy and all combinations in between....get a life!
18:02 May 24, 2010 by lordkorner
Couldn't agree more with romber,we're having a lot of weather lately and I'm enjoying every minute of it.
21:14 May 24, 2010 by marimay
Summer doesn't start til June 21st anyway. We are having typical spring weather.
21:19 May 24, 2010 by MaKo
I don't think it's just the temperatures that will be "suitably depressed."
23:58 May 24, 2010 by Gavinski
One good thing about this may being good is the lack of pollen in the air and there has been none of that annoying white fluff that comes from the chestnut trees and manages to get into my apartment and all over the sofa etc. I really do not miss that stuff this year.
13:15 May 25, 2010 by jetjock04
I have a friend that lives 20 meters from the restaurant in question. It was a Turkish Kurd wedding. One of the "guests" began physically confronting a female waitress. The restaurant owner tried to help her, which caused the "guests" to attack all the restaurant staff. Just another case of "ethnicitity" being being used to justify unacceptable behavior.
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