Fish Market under water.

13.01.2017 - At the turn of the year, storm tides in Hamburg once again led to flooding and the Fish Market (Fischmarkt) in St. Pauli was under water several times. Water levels were more than 2 metres above "Mean High Water" level. But such high tides are a routine occurrence in Hamburg, and no major damage was done.

At all events it is comforting to know that the flood protection barriers in Hamburg - also at the Fish Market - are designed to cope with much higher water levels ...