Floodings in Germany 

for Die ZEIT
by Maximilian Mann, Aliona Kardash, Fabian Ritter
In the flooded areas of Germany, people are hoping for a break in the rain at the beginning of 2024. While dykes threaten to give way, the question arises: is flooding now part of every winter?
The Ahr Valley flood already demonstrated the miserable state of German disaster control in summer 2021, which claimed the lives of more than 180 people. The new floods also show the link to climate change, which makes extreme weather events more likely