Today, the Met Office has issued a yellow warning for localized rain and isolated thunderstorms. This warning will be in effect from 11:00 am tomorrow (28/04) until 7:00 pm on the same day. The affected areas will mainly be inland and mountainous regions, where local rain and isolated thunderstorms, possibly accompanied by hail, are expected to occur. The intensity of the rain is forecasted to vary between 35 and 55 mm per hour.
Looking at the detailed forecast, we expect low pressure and unstable weather conditions to affect the region until Sunday. Tonight, the weather will be partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms expected initially, followed by gradually improving conditions. Later on and during the early morning hours, thin fog or low clouds may form in inland areas. Winds will mainly be southwest to northwest, light to moderate, and the sea will be rough to slightly choppy. Temperatures will drop to around 9 degrees inland, around 12 degrees on the coast, and around 3 degrees in the higher mountains, where frost is likely to form locally.
Tomorrow, the weather will be mostly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms expected initially, mainly in western areas. Gradually, however, showers are expected to occur in several areas, along with isolated thunderstorms. Locally, the phenomena may be intense, and hail is likely to fall in thunderstorms. Winds will mainly be southwesterly to westerly, initially light to moderate, and becoming moderate to strong, with the sea gradually becoming rough to rough. The temperature will rise to around 21 degrees inland and on the coast and around 9 degrees in the higher mountains.
In the evening, the weather will be partly cloudy with local showers and isolated thunderstorms expected initially, becoming isolated very soon. Winds will mainly be southwest to northwest, occasionally locally up to moderate, and the sea will gradually become calm to slightly rough, except on the northern and western coasts.
On Saturday, we expect gradual showers in several areas and local thunderstorms. Locally, the phenomena may be intense but will ease by late afternoon. Temperatures are not expected to show any significant change, remaining below average climatic values.
On Sunday, isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected mainly in the midday and afternoon hours, with temperatures gradually rising to be close to or slightly below average climatic values for the season.
On Monday, the weather will initially be mainly clear, but gradually increasing localized clouds will develop, which are expected to bring isolated rain, mainly in the mountains. Temperatures will gradually rise to be close to or slightly below average climatic values for the season.
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