Rain and thunderstorms forecast
144,000 lightning bolts fell in 24 hours in Southeast Europe.
Thunderstorms were accompanied by hail as 144,000 lightning bolts have fallen in Southeast Europe in the last 24 hours.
This shows a reference from "Blitzortung" platform, which registers real-time thunderstorm activity.
About 1/4 of all of them are on the territory of Bulgaria.
By the end of the week, the weather will follow its typical summer rhythm - with little clouds, more significant in some areas in the afternoon hours and with temperatures in the range between 27 and 32-33 C.
On Friday, there will be conditions for insignificant short-term afternoon thunderstorms in the southwestern regions.
The weather will be sunny and hot. In the afternoon over the mountains of Western Bulgaria will develop cumulus clouds and in some places there will be short-term precipitation with thunder. During the night against Wednesday, there will be short-term precipitation with thunderstorms in some places in the central regions.
Today it will be mostly sunny. In the afternoon over the western half of the country will develop cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds and in some places there will be short-term rainfall and thunderstorms. There are conditions for hail. A moderate wind will blow in Western Bulgaria, north of the mountains, temporarily strong from the south-southwest.
The atmospheric pressure will slowly decrease and will be slightly lower than the average for July. Today it will be sunny and hot again. In the afternoon, cumulus clouds will develop, but only in isolated places, mainly in the mountainous areas, it will rain and thunder for a short time. The wind will be light, in the eastern regions to moderate northeast wind.
The National Weather Administration (ANM) issued on Monday new Code Yellow and Code Orange warnings of unstable weather, including scorching heat spells, valid in most of Romania. According to the forecast, a Code Yellow warning of heightened heat and thermal discomfort in Oltenia, Muntenia, Dobrogea and southern Moldavia will be in place today.