The entire Czech Republic will be affected by strong storms on Thursday and Friday. It will be accompanied by heavy rain and hail. Thus flow levels can rise to flood levels. This follows a warning published by the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (ČHMÚ) on Thursday. Heavy rains have already fallen in parts of the country in the previous days, and some rivers have reached their highest levels in flooding.
On June 29, 2022, the flooded Křemžský stream in Brloh na Prachatick rose to the third flood level.
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A Thunderstorm Warning is in effect on Thursday and Friday from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM for all areas. It can rain up to 40 mm of precipitation, that is, 40 liters per square meter. ČHMÚ staff declared that “Locally, heavy rain is expected with rare flooding of small streams, overflow of subways, basements, basements and the like.” In addition to rain and hail, according to meteorologists, strong winds are likely. , which can break tree branches.
The weather will be warmer on Friday, and on Saturday it will start to get cold in the Czech Republic. There is a threat of thunderstorms
Due to heavy rains, levels of particularly small streams can rise rapidly and reach some levels of flood activity in a short period of time. “We can expect greater risks already in the heavily saturated watershed than previous rains,” forecasters added.
Since the weekend, rivers have risen repeatedly in several places in the Czech Republic after rains. For example, the Stonávka River in the Karvinska region reached its highest third flood stage last night after heavy rain. But within a few hours, her level was back to normal.
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