Bulgaria’s traffic police has warned drivers to put winter tires on their cars for travelling in the higher regions over the weekend.
The unseasonably cold weather will persist throughout the weekend, with snowfall likely in the mountainous areas. With temperatures dropping overnight, the wet surface of the roads could turn to ice in some places.
The Hellenic National Meteorological Service (www.hnms.gr) on Wednesday issued a warning of a shift in warm weather starting in the northwest of the country with rain, thunderstorms as well as snow in mountainous areas.
Mountains experience mid-April snowfall
BELGRADE -- Snow, said to be of moderate intensity, is falling this Tuesday on Mt. Zlatibor, while weak snowfall was reported in Sjenica, and on Mt. Kopaonik.
Serbia's meteorological authority, RHMZ, said on its website that the weather will be cloudy and chilly throughout Serbia today.
BELGRADE - The Republic of Serbia has sent Slovenia, in which the emergency situation is in force, five high-capacity generators in an effort to assist citizens in the areas most affected by severe weather conditions.
According to the Monday release of the Serbian Ministry of the Interior (MUP), the assistance was sent via the Serbian emergency situations department.