IMWM issued hydrological warnings. There may be a rapid increase in waters in the tributaries of the Odra River, in the Opolskie Voivodeship – warns the Voivodeship Crisis Management Center in Opole.
On Sunday afternoon and evening hours, in the Odra catchment area, especially in the Nysa Kłodzka, Osobłoga, Psina and Opawa catchments, there may be a sharp increase in the water level after the forecasted rainfall – informed the Provincial Crisis Management Center in Opole.
According to experts from the Hydrological Forecasting Office in Wrocław, the Department of Hydrological Forecasts and Studies in Wrocław, which issued a first-level warning, the probability of the phenomenon is 70 percent.
IMWM hydrological alerts
First degree hydrological warnings are valid in the following voivodeships:
– Lower Silesia, in the catchment area of: Nysa Łużycka, Kwisa, Bóbr, Kaczawa, Strzegomka, Bystrzyca, Oława, Ślęza, where they will be valid until 10 pm on Sunday;
– Opole, in the catchment area of: Nysa Kłodzka, Osobłoga, Mała Panew, Odra, Psina, Stradunia, where they will be valid until 10 p.m. on Sunday;
– Silesian, in the catchments of: Mała Panew, Kłodnica, Bierawka, Ruda, Olza, Odra, where they will be valid until 10 PM on Sunday.
Occurring and forecasted showers of high intensity locally may cause short-term increases in water levels on rivers in the catchments of the Odra tributaries in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship, especially in the catchments of the upper runs: Nysa Łużycka, Kwisa, Bóbr, Kaczawa, Bystrzyca with Strzegomka, Nysa Kłodzka, Ślęza and Oława.
What is the 1st degree hydrological alarm?
The first level of the hydrological alert is moderate. When it is in force, the water levels (observed or forecasted) are in the zone below the warning levels – and a sharp increase in the water level is predicted.
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