In Hesse, rain showers and thunderstorms are expected again this weekend.

From Saturday lunchtime rain clouds will come in from the southwest, some of which will bring strong thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail, the German Weather Service (DWD) announced on Friday in Offenbach.

Occasional storms can occur - but which areas could be affected was still unclear on Friday morning.

Before that, it stays dry and mostly sunny on Friday with temperatures of up to 27 degrees in the north of the country and up to 31 degrees in Ried in Hesse.

According to the DWD forecast, Saturday begins brightly at first, and the clouds begin to thicken from noon.

In the course of the day, sometimes strong thunderstorms develop, with amounts of precipitation between 25 and 40 liters per square meter occurring within a short time.

Temperatures reach 26 to 29 degrees.

During the night on Sunday, the thunderstorms in Hessen temporarily subside, and widespread showers are expected again during the day.

According to the forecast of the weather service, thunderstorms with heavy rain up to the severe weather area are possible.

In addition, maximum values ​​of up to 28 degrees are reached.