Winter began in earnest today, with temperatures across Macedonia dropping to below 10 degrees at the Popova Sapka ski resort.

Mountainous parts of the country, such as Debar in the west, saw 20 centimeters of snow during yesterday’s storm, while 17 centimeters fell on Krusevo. Parts of the country also saw a lot of rain – 40 liters per square meter fell on Mavrovo and 23 on Demir Kapija.

Forecasters expect the strong wind to continue, especially along the Vardar river and in the eastern parts of the country, and daily highs will reach between -1 and 7 degrees.