Storm ‘Victoria’ brings heavy rain and strong winds to the Ionian Islands today

Severe bad weather is expected to hit the country in the next 48 hours / Photo: Eurokinissi / 

A new wave of bad weather will hit the country today as the weather forecast by the NMS calls for heavy rains and thunderstorms, hail and winds as high as Beaufort 10 in the Ionian Sea.

The storm named Victoria is coming from Italy will hit from early morning in the west, with the whole country by the afternoon, expected to have heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, which will be strong in places. In fact, the winds are conducive to the transfer of dust, causing mud, as Yiannis Kallianos had warned .

The report of the deterioration of the NMS weather
The EMI issued a detailed breakthrough weather report, stressing that the effects will be strong from noon onwards, indicating that bad weather will continue until Thursday. According to meteo.gr data, a large volume of water is expected, mainly in the west, but gradually in other parts of the country as of Wednesday night.

“New weather is expected to worsen by Tuesday noon (12-11-2019) and to the west, with heavy rains and thunderstorms accompanied by hailstorms and stormy south winds in the Ionian Sea.

A. In more detail they will be affected by heavy rains and thunderstorms:

1. Tuesday (12-11-2019)
The Ionian islands, Epirus, western Sterea and from the evening hours the western, southern Peloponnese and at night western Macedonia.

2. Wednesday (13-11-2019)
The Ionian islands, Epirus, western Sterea and western Peloponnese, with the fading of the afternoon. From early morning until noon central Macedonia, eastern Peloponnese, eastern Sterea (including Attica), Euboea and possibly Thessaly and Sporades.

From the early morning and evening into western Crete, gradually the Cyclades, eastern Macedonia and the rest of Crete. Late in the evening Thrace, the islands of the eastern Aegean and the Dodecanese.

3. THURSDAY (14-11-2019)
Thrace in the morning and by noon the islands of the eastern Aegean and the Dodecanese, so the effects are expected to weaken.

B. South winds with an intensity of 8 to 9 beaufort will blow west from Tuesday morning (12-11-2019) until Wednesday morning (13-11-2019), which will be in the Ionian on Tuesday morning they reach storm level, locally 10 beaufort “.
Source – iefimerida.gr 

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