The area around the Fish Auction Hall in the northern city of Hamburg was flooded by waters measuring more than two metres higher than the normal level.
- The federal maritime agency has warned of the possibility of the most severe flooding in over a decade on the Baltic Sea coast.
A Deutsche Bahn spokesperson said train travel had been disrupted due to fallen trees, as cited by the newspaper Hamburger Morgenpost.
Meanwhile, snowfall arrived in central and southern areas of Germany with the heaviest snowfall in the Bavarian forest.
The German Weather Service (DWD) continued to forecast rain and snow in many areas of Germany on Wednesday.