Table of Contents


I. Introduction

Description of the case study with the influenced areas in Europe, the ammount of precipitation and images from the flooding.


II. Impact of the general weather situation "Low Central Europe"

Information about the trend of this general weather situation since 1951.


III. The days before heavy rain are significant for flood formation

Focus on the temperature, precipitation, soil moisture.


IV. Synoptic situation

Development of the low pressure area with the focus on 30 and 31 May 2013.


V. Satellite data

Different RGB images and the IR10.8 channel are compared on 31 May 2013.


VI. Radar data

Different radar images from Germany are compared on 31 May 2013.


VII. Total precipitation and Resources

Summary of precipitation between 30 May and 2 June 2013 for Germany.



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