IMWM raised the level of warnings related to heavy rainfall to the highest level in several poviats of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship. Pre-rain alerts are valid for a total of four provinces.
Synoptics of the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management have published meteorological warnings of the third, second and first degree on a three-degree increasing scale.
Third degree IMGW alerts – heavy rainfall
Third degree warnings against heavy rainfall are in force in the province Warmia-Masuria Provincein the poviats: gołdapski, olecki and ełcki.
Rainfall is forecast of moderate and heavy intensity. The projected amount of rainfall will be between 90 and 120 liters of water per square meter. As explained in the announcement, the change in the level of warning is due to “high amounts of rainfall at the telemetry station in Gołdap, where 68 l / sq m dropped from 9 am to 8 pm.” It added that further heavy rainfall is expected. Locally, the sum of precipitation can reach 120 l / sq m.
The warnings will expire at 3pm on Wednesday.
Second degree IMGW alerts – heavy rainfall
Second degree warnings against heavy rainfall were issued for voivodships:
– Warmia-Masuria Provincefor the poviats: Węgorzewski, Giżycki and Pisz.
Moderate and heavy rainfall is expected there. The projected amount of rainfall is up to 60 liters per square meter. The warnings will be valid until 15 on Wednesday.
First degree IMGW alerts – heavy rainfall
The lowest level warnings against heavy rainfall were issued for the following voivodeships:
– Warmia-Masuria Provincefor the poviats: Kętrzyński, Mrągowski, Szczycieński;
– Lublinwith the exception of the following poviats: Rycki, Puławy, Opole, Kraśnik.
In these places rainfall is forecast of moderate intensity, with strong periods. Forecasted amount of precipitation – up to 30 l / sq m. The warnings will expire at 15 on Wednesday.
What is the IMWM second degree meteorological warning?
The second level warning provides for the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena causing high material losses and a threat to health and life. Dangerous phenomena or the effects of their occurrence severely limit the activity. Expect disruptions in your daily activities. Great caution is recommended, the need to follow news and weather developments. Follow all instructions issued by emergency services in an emergency. Adapt your plans to the weather conditions.
What is the first degree meteorological warning from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management
The first level warning provides for conditions conducive to the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena that may cause material damage and threat to health and life. Conducting activities in conditions of exposure to these factors is difficult and dangerous. Expect difficulties resulting from carrying out activities in the area of risk, including delays caused by road traffic obstructions, disruptions in the course of outdoor events or the possibility of their cancellation. Caution recommended, need to follow news and weather developments.
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