Greece Weather RED ALERT as “ARIEL” hits with heavy rainfalls & thunderstorms
Πηγή Φωτογραφίας: Αρχείου
Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a RED ALERT weather warning on Tuesday as bad weather front “Ariel” is forecast to hit the country with heavy rainfalls and powerful thunderstorms with high frequency of lightning especially in coastal areas.
Stormy south winds are forecast to blow with intensity 7-8 Beaufort.
Coming from southern Italy and moving slowly to the East, barometric low “Ariel” is expected to strike as of Tuesday night, November 29, and last until the evening hours of Thursday, December 1, 2022.
It is noted that the effects will be particularly strong in places in central and eastern Macedonia and in the northernmost parts of Thessaly.
According to the prognostic data of the National Observatory of Athens/meteo.gr, the precipitation episode (RPI) is classified as Category 4 (Very Important).
Main features of bad weather ARIEL will be heavy rains and thunderstorms which will be accompanied by hail, increased electrical activity and very strong gusty winds.
At the same time, heavy snowfall will occur in the mountainous areas of Central and Northern Greece.