The first storm over Europe is called Ignatz. The storm can also cause material damage, informs the portal iMeteo.sk on your site. However, it will not bypass Central Europe and including Slovakia. What is threatening us?
Already on Wednesday
On Wednesday (October 20) from 9 pm it will be windy, especially in the mountains. The Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute (SHMÚ) issued a first-degree wind warning on its website in some districts of the Banská Bystrica, Prešov and Žilina regions.
The warning is valid for the districts of Banská Bystrica, Brezno, Kežmarok, Poprad, Dolný Kubín, Liptovský Mikuláš, Martin, Námestovo. Ružomberok, Tvrdošín and Žilina.
According to meteorologists in these districts, in places above 1500 meters in places there is the occurrence of wind, which reaches an average speed of about 75 kilometers per hour and in gusts at a speed of 110 to 125 kilometers per hour.
“The expected wind speed poses a danger to human activities, especially for hiking and climbing,” announce meteorologists.
The wind will intensify
We will feel the strong wind especially on Thursday (21.10). “The wind will start to pick up on Thursday morning, when the south wind starts, it starts to turn in the northwest. In the mountains, the wind will reach the force of the storm. In lower positions, wind gusts will be maintained up to 60 km / h, “ informs iMeteo.sk about it.
As he informs further on his web, the most dangerous situation in our territory will happen on Thursday at noon, when the southern wind in the Danube Plain will intensify, which could reach gusts of up to about 80 km / h, which can already cause damage. The warning is valid until 10.00 am.