Strong wind, fallen tree by the road – illustrative photo.
Prague – It will blow strongly in the north of the Czech Republic on Monday and Tuesday night. South to southwest winds can reach speeds of around 65 kilometers per hour in gusts. The warning of the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute with a low degree of danger applies to the Moravian-Silesian Region, the north of the Olomouc Region and to Frýdlantsko in the Liberec Region. It was already very windy in the Czech Republic on Saturday. Strong winds accompanied by snowfall cut off power to thousands of households and caused traffic problems.
Today's weather forecast for strong winds is valid from Monday 09:00 until Tuesday 04:00. It mainly concerns Silesia and northern Moravia, specifically the entire Moravian-Silesian Region and the districts of Jeseník and Šumperk in the Olomouc Region. In the Czech Republic, meteorologists are warning of strong winds in the Frýdlant region.
According to the forecast of the Czech National Institute of Meteorology, today should be cloudy with the highest afternoon temperatures between two and six degrees Celsius. Especially in the mountains in the north of the Czech Republic, meteorologists expect occasional snow showers. Cloudiness will increase from the west during the day and it will rain or snow in places.
It was very windy in the Czech Republic on Friday night and Saturday. Firefighters in the regions had to go out to dozens of cases of broken branches and fallen trees. Thousands of customers were without power due to power line faults. Wind accompanied by snowfall also caused problems on railways and roads. 21 people were injured in the accident of a bus in Svitavska, of which two passengers suffered moderate injuries. At the time of the accident, according to the police, there was a strong side wind and the weather could have contributed to the accident.