Thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail will hit the Czech Republic on Friday and Saturday afternoon and evening. The rain will be especially heavy in the Czech Republic on Friday. So, according to a warning issued by the Czech Institute of Hydrometeorology, small rivers are at risk of flooding.
A thunderstorm warning is in effect for most of the Czech Republic, with the exception of Olomouc and parts of Moravia and Silesia, on Friday from 12pm to 11pm. Storms are very strong across Bohemia, with total precipitation of up to 50 millimeters, or 50 liters of water per square meter. About 40mm of rain will fall in Moravia.
Warnings have been issued for rivers rising to flood levels in parts of the Czech Republic due to torrential rains from Friday to Saturday noon. In north-east Bohemia, the entire Hradec Kralove region and most of the Liberec and Pardubice regions have been declared, and in the Czech Republic it applies to the south-east of Prague and Central Bohemia, the entire South Bohemia region, and the Western region as well. . Eastern half of the Vysochyna and Pilsen regions.
#warning We are raising the hazard level of today’s severe thunderstorm warning for the Czech Republic to very severe thunderstorms. He adds a warning for severe thunderstorms over most of the territory of the Czech Republic on Saturday afternoon and evening.
❗️ In addition, add flood warnings in areas of high watershed saturation. pic.twitter.com/JIMQdV3QnC
— Czech Institute of Hydrometeorology (ČHMÚ) (@CHMUCHMI) August 26, 2022
“Depending on the intensity of the torrential rainfall, levels in particularly small channels, where watershed saturation is high, can rise rapidly to the first lowest level of flooding activity. If , higher levels are not ruled out in the short term,” the meteorologist said.
Strong storms will reappear in most parts of the Czech Republic on Saturday afternoon. The warning applies again on Saturday from 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm for the whole country, with the exception of Ousti, Karlovy Vary and Pilsen. Meteorologists expect up to 40mm of rain and hail.
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