Heavy rains, thunderstorms and strong winds are predicted on July 22-23 in a number of regions of the central part of Russia, in the south of the country and in the Volga region, said Roman Vilfand, scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia.
“In the Volga Federal District there will be heavy rain, thunderstorms, wind up to 20 m / s. There are also a number of regions in the Southern Federal District in which there will be heavy rains with wind. Firstly, in Crimea on July 22, there will be very heavy rain, a thunderstorm, even large hail and wind up to 20-25 m / s, “he is quoted as saying. TASS 21 July.
In addition, bad weather in the regions, according to the forecaster, can be accompanied by large hail.
At the same time, in the Volgograd, Rostov regions and in the Krasnodar Territory, intense rains with thunderstorms will be preceded by heat from +36 to +42 degrees, Vilfand specified.
Similar dangerous weather on Thursday and Friday is also expected in almost all republics of the North Caucasus.
“In the Ingush, Chechen republics, [ожидается] the heat is 40-42 degrees, and on July 23 there will also be heavy rain, wind with a thunderstorm up to 15-20 m / s. A similar situation is in North Ossetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia – everywhere there is intense heat +38 … +39 degrees. From the 22nd or 23rd, it depends on where the mountains are higher, where a little lower, there will be rains, thunderstorms and strong winds, ”said the meteorologist.
On Thursday, bad weather with rains and hail is predicted in a number of regions of central Russia, added Vilfand. So, in the Kursk, Tambov, Belgorod regions there will be intense rain with a thunderstorm, hail and wind up to 15-18 m / s. In the Voronezh region, after a strong heat, similar weather is expected and winds up to 16-20 m / s.
On July 21, Vilfand announced that the European part of the Russian Federation was “blue in the face” on the forecast map due to a drop in temperature in the region.
On the same day, a storm warning for the next few days due to the heat wave was announced in Kabardino-Balkaria. The Sochi authorities, in turn, issued a storm warning due to impending downpours.