IMWM forecasters issued hydrological warnings for northern Poland. As reported, in some regions water levels may increase and warning levels may be exceeded. Check where it may be dangerous.
IMWM hydrological alerts of the second degree
IMWM forecasters issued orange hydrological alerts. Valid in the following voivodeships:
– West Pomeranian Voivodeshipfor the Szczecin Lagoon area;
– Pomeranian and Warmian-Masurian Voivodeshipfor the catchment area of the Vistula Lagoon to the Nogat, the Vistula Lagoon and Elbląg.
In addition, second-degree alerts were issued for the area of the Eastern Coast and internal sea waters of the Republic of Poland – the South-Eastern Baltic Sea, the Coast from Martwa Wisła to the Vistula.
All warnings were issued due to the high filling of the Baltic Sea (549 centimeters) and the forecasted meteorological situation. Water levels are expected to increase in the high water zone and above the warning levels, locally with the possibility of exceeding the alert levels. Warning levels may be reached in places.
It will be dangerous until 12 or 17 on Tuesday.
What is a second stage hydrological alert?
A level two warning means that “water levels (observed or forecast) are in the zone above warning levels but below alarm levels.”
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