A rain zone moved over southern Poland on Friday evening. Snow has started to fall in many places and will continue to snow in the coming hours. Due to the difficult conditions in the zakopianka tunnel, speed limits have been introduced in both directions.
Winter is upon us. On the night from Friday to Saturday up to 10 centimeters of snow could fall in the north-east of the country, and on the first day of the weekend in the same regions it will drop to 3-7 cm. On Sunday, however, blizzards, snowstorms and blizzards are forecast for almost all of Poland.
On Friday evening, snow appeared in the southern provinces. As reported by Reporter 24 z Czestochowa“It’s been snowing for over two hours.”
“First it was raining, now it’s starting to snow” – an internet user from Mielec informs via the Kontakt 24 platform.
Difficult road conditions, limitation in the tunnel of zakopianka
In addition to snow, in some places in southern Poland, rainfall is possible, including freezing rain, which will cause black ice. The Institute of Meteorology and Water Management warns against particularly difficult road conditions in parts of Silesia and Lesser Poland. Level 2 alerts apply.
Rainfall or sleet occur along the entire length of the popular zakopianka. In the tunnel section of the route, a speed limit of 70 kilometers per hour has been introduced in both directions along the entire length of the tunnel, the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways announced on Friday evening.
Contact 24 also receives photos of winter landscapes from the north of the country, where a lot of snow has already fallen in the last few days. White is among others in UstkaSłupsk or Koszalin.
Main photo source: Contact 24