Thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail will hit Czech Republic on Wednesday and

Thunderstorms with torrential rain, hail and strong winds will hit the Czech Republic on Wednesday and Thursday. This is due to a warning issued by the Czech Institute of Hydrometeorology. The storm will hit central and northwestern Bohemia on Wednesday. On Thursday they will gradually cross the entire territory of the Czech Republic. Up to 40mm of rain will fall and winds will reach 70km/h.

Wednesday’s warning applies to Central Bohemia, Liberec, Usty, Karlovy Vary region, Prague and north of Pilsen region from 15:00 to 20:00. Meteorologists expect less precipitation on Wednesday than on Thursday, at 30mm. However, similar to Thursday, hail and gusts of up to 70 kilometers per hour are possible.

Thunderstorms will first affect all of Bohemia on Thursday, with the warning in effect from 11am to 6pm. After that, we will move to Moravia and Silesia, where an alert will be issued from 15:00 to 21:00. In addition to hail and wind, rain will be heavier than today, with up to 40mm of precipitation.

On Wednesday and Thursday, rain could flood streams and flood basements, underpasses and underpasses, meteorologists said. Wind can break trees, and you can be injured by flying objects, falling hail, or lightning strikes. Therefore, be careful when traveling outdoors or driving a car.


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