The last days of August brought us a foretaste of the autumn weather. It is raining and quite chilly in Poland, while Icelanders can enjoy the hot weather. TVnmeteo.pl presenter Tomasz Wasilewski explained in the program “Get up and you know” why such unconventional summer weather in Europe came from.
For several days in Poland it has been quite cool and rainy for this time of the year. The end of August brought a similar aura to the inhabitants of all Central Europe. As the tvnmeteo.pl presenter Tomasz Wasilewski said on TVN24, it is still summer in other regions of the continent – for example in Iceland.
– Iceland has an August heat record of 29.4 degrees Celsius. If someone wants the heat now, I recommend Iceland, especially the eastern one. Meanwhile, we have 16 degrees in the center of the continent – he said.
Cold air imported from the north
Rainy, cloudy and almost autumn weather in Poland is a consequence of the low, which is currently located on the Baltic Sea. Two atmospheric fronts that carry rainfall depart from this lowlands. A different barometric pattern is responsible for the warmth in the rest of Europe.
– In addition to this low over Great Britain we have a high. In highlands the air rotates clockwise, and in lowlands it rotates counterclockwise. As we imagine these two pressures spinning, the hot air from Africa, thanks to this high, flows far away to Iceland and the North Atlantic. And that’s why it’s hot here and one of the hottest regions in Europe. On the other hand, than its atmospheric fronts import us from the north cold Scandinavian air – explained Wasilewski.
There is no improvement in the weather forecasts
As the presenter added, cool air is to flow to us for many days to come.
– It is not just a matter of this week, but this circulation is bricked up a bit, it is concrete and will be for the next days – a week and even more […] You have to take out blankets and jackets, he concluded.
You can see the whole conversation with Tomasz Wasilewski here:
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