IMWM warns against strong winds. Gusts of up to 85 kilometers per hour are forecast in three regions on Sunday. It will be dangerous until late afternoon.
Forecasters from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMGW) issued first-degree warnings against strong winds on a three-level increasing scale.
IMWM alerts of the first degree – strong wind
– Warmian-Masurian Voivodeshipfor poviats: Elbląg, ElblągBraniewo, Lidzbark, Bartoszycki, Kętrzyn, Węgorzewo, Giżycko, Gołdap, Olecki;
– Podlasiefor poviats: Suwałki, SuwałkiSejny, Augustów, Sokółka.
In these regions, strong winds with an average speed of up to 40 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 85 km/h are expected from the north-west.
In Pomerania, alerts will be valid until 5 p.m. on Sunday. In Warmia and Mazury, they will usually be in force from 12 to 17 on Sunday. At 14-18 will apply in the province. Podlaskie and two counties in the province. Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship: Gołdap and Olecki.
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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