Dense fog appears on Saturday morning. In parts of the country they are freezing and visibility drops to as low as 100 meters. Warnings issued by the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management apply.
Freezing fog formed in the west of the country, where the temperature dropped below zero degrees Celsius, including in Greater Poland and Lower Silesia. As the tvnmeteo.pl presenter Tomasz Wasilewski explained in “You get up and you know”, slight frost combined with fog causes an “invisible thin layer of ice, which is very slippery” to form on the road surface – Road conditions can be very unpleasant and treacherous – he emphasized.
As our forecaster Damian Zdonek informed after 6 o’clock, visibility is limited:
– in Wrocław up to 200-400 m;
– In Bydgoszcz and Toruń up to 600-800 m.
First-degree warnings of the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management against dense fog are valid in the following voivodeships:
– Pomeranianin the following counties: Lębork, Wejherowo, Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Sopot, Gdynia, Kartuzy, Bytów, Człuchów, Chojnice, Kościerzyna, Starogard;
– Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeshipin the following counties: Świecie, Tuchola, Sępolno, Bydgoszcz, Bydgoszcz, Nakło;
– Greater Polandin the following counties: Złotów, Piła, Chodzież, Wągrowiec.
Visibility may be up to 100 meters in places. The warnings will expire at 10 on Saturday.
What is the IMWM first degree meteorological warning?
The first level warning provides for conditions conducive to the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena that may cause material losses and pose a threat to health and life. Conducting business in conditions of exposure to these factors is difficult and dangerous. Expect difficulties resulting from carrying out activities in the hazardous area, including delays caused by traffic disruptions, disruptions to outdoor events or the possibility of their cancellation. Caution is recommended, the need to follow messages and developments in the weather situation.
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