Frost, snow and gusty winds are expected in Belarus at the upcoming weekend

Friday, 18 March 2016 14:14  |  Written by  BelTA

March is the month of transition from winter to spring. And it has its own spring-like warm weather and cold weather returns

Frost, snow and gusty winds are expected in Belarus in the upcoming weekend. BelTA was told the chief forecaster of the National Centre for Hydrometeorology, control of radioactive contamination and environmental monitoring Svetlana Rybakova.

"March -. A transition month from winter to spring and it has its own spring-like warm weather, and returns of cold weather in the coming weekend to us again return winter weather early in the next day territory of Belarus will be under the influence of active atmospheric fronts,.. followed by cold air in northern latitudes will come ", - said the chief forecaster.

On Friday, the unstable windy weather is expected. At night sometimes, and during the day in most parts of the country will be precipitation in the form of rain, rolling in the wet snow. On some sections of roads formed sleet. Day in many parts intensified wind gusts up to 15-18 m / s. The air temperature during the day will be between minus 2 to plus 4 in the afternoon in the south of the country will still be up to 7 degrees Celsius.

On weekends, the territory of Belarus will be under the influence of atmospheric fronts and cold air masses moving from the Scandinavian Peninsula. Precipitation will fall as snow, so install a small snow.

On Saturday, March 19 will be held brief snow in most parts of the country. The roads will be slippery. Air temperature at night will be 2-9 degrees of frost, in clarifying the air is cooled to minus 10 - minus 12 degrees, in the afternoon will be from 5 degrees below zero in the north-east to 2 degrees on the south-west of the country.

On Sunday, March 20 in most of the predicted snow, sleet. The most uncomfortable conditions expected at night and in the morning - in some areas will go heavy snow, blizzard, may increase the wind gusts up to 15-20 m / s, in the south-west of the country - sticking of wet snow. The roads continue sleet in some places. Air temperature at night will range from minus 1 - minus 8, in the north-east of the thermometer dropped to 11 degrees below zero, the day will be from 5 degrees below zero in the north-east to 3 degrees above zero in the south-west of the country.

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