“The triggering of the test alarm on today's 'Warning Day 2020' failed due to a technical problem. The processes are now being comprehensively processed, ”the ministry announced on Thursday afternoon.
“The knowledge gained will be taken into account in the further development of the warning system.” According to the Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, the nationwide notification via the “MoWaS” warning system could only be delivered late in the morning. The nationwide report was only received by the dts news agency at 11:30 a.m., exactly half an hour later than announced. "The reason for this was an unexpected simultaneous triggering of a large number of warning messages via MoWaS," the Federal Office announced.