On Tuesday, August 15, a military parade will take place in Warsaw. Thermometers will show up to 35 degrees Celsius in the shade, sunny weather is forecast. The Ministry of National Defense urges you to bring water and a hat with you.
On Tuesday, August 15, in in Warsaw A military parade will take place on Wisłostrada on the occasion of the Polish Army Day. It will start at 14.00.
Tuesday will be the culmination of the heatwave in Poland. This day promises to be especially hot in the capital. The temperature at the hottest moment of the day will be 34-35 degrees Celsius. It will be sunny, forecasters do not predict rain. The wind is weak, from the south-east.
The Ministry of National Defense calls for water and headgear to be taken
The Ministry of National Defense in social media, inviting to the event, reminded about the basic rules of protection against hot and sunny weather.
“Tomorrow it will be very sunny and hot all over Poland. The heat will not miss Warsaw. Remember this when going to the parade. Take water and a hat with you,” it was written.
Military parade in Warsaw
At the parade on Tuesday, as announced by the Ministry of Defence, “soldiers of all types of the Polish Armed Forces will present the most modern military equipment”. They will be shown “M1A1 Abrams tanks purchased from the US, K2 tanks and K9 self-propelled howitzers purchased from South Korea and HIMARS rocket launchers, Polish self-propelled Krab gun-howitzers, as well as Patriot air defense systems. Polish-made equipment will include, among others, new Borsuk infantry fighting vehicles , Rosomak armored personnel carriers and Rak self-propelled mortars, Baobab-K minelaying vehicles and Żmija light reconnaissance vehicles. New FA-50s, as well as F-16 multi-role combat aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles will be visible in the sky, “announced in the statement of the Ministry of National Defense. August 15 marks the anniversary of Poland’s victorious battle in the war with Soviet Russia in 1920. This day was announced as the Polish Army Day in 1923 and remained so until 1947. Since 1992, the Polish Army Day has been celebrated again in mid-August.
Main photo source: PAP/Pawel Supernak