Winter Weather in Central Europe
Many winter weather phenomena represent a potential danger, like cold outbreak, heavy snow, ice and freezing rain. Extreme weather conditions can cause infrastructural damage and transport problems, while in case of very heavy precipitation remote areas can be completely cut off. Winter hazards also include the bitterly cold air and winds that threaten with frostbite and hypothermia anyone caught without a shelter. Winter time can be dangerous therefore there is a need for duly forecast and warnings.