Weather service issues storm warning

Siim Lõvi /ERR
11/1/2016 4:11 PM
Source: BNS
Category: News

The national weather service has issued a Level 1 storm alert for all of Estonia for Tuesday and Wednesday. They announced harsh weather that will make road conditions difficult.

Winds from the southeast are expected to start gaining speed during the day on Tuesday and reach up to 17 m/s on the mainland as well as up to 20 m/s on the islands in the evening. Snow and sleet are expected, and will move from the islands towards the mainland.

From Tuesday to Wednesday, snow and sleet are expected to extend all over mainland Estonia, and there is also the possibility of snowstorms. Southeast winds are expected to blow at speeds of up to 15 m/s on the mainland, up to 20 m/s along the coast, and up to 22 m/s on the islands.

These conditions are expected to continue on Wednesday. Southwestern Estonia may see some rain and get icy roads.

A Level 1 alert means that weather may pose a danger in certain situations.

Editor: Dario Cavegn

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