Torrential rainfall for parts of Greece on Tuesday and Wednesday

Expect major torrential rainfall in parts of Greece today and over the first half of Wednesday as the frontal system on the cutoff low over the central Mediterranean slowly moves through. Extreme amounts of rainfall are expected: locally up to 150-250 mm in 24 hours! The cutoff low over the central Mediterranean, which affected southern Italy on Monday, is slowly drifting eastwards towards eastern Mediterranean. It will affect Greece with torrential rainfall and advect large amounts of Saharan dust into the region. Convective overview, indicating the cutoff low and frontal storms. ICON-EU model guidance. Map: Wxcharts.eu. Prefrontal orographic rainfall will be affecting particularly the eastern part of the Peloponnese from the late morning onward. The slowly eastward moving frontal boundary … Continue reading Torrential rainfall for parts of Greece on Tuesday and Wednesday