Tag: storm
Macedonia 01.04.20 | 10:29

Snow storm over Macedonia

Macedonia woke up covered with snow this morning. An unusual April snow-storm is reported from across the country and it will continue to fall throughout the day. Lower areas along the Vardar river valley get rain instead of the snow. The mountains and the Pelagonija valley will se up to 20 centimeters...

Macedonia 23.03.20 | 11:35

Surprise snowstorm blankets Macedonia

An unexpected snow-storm blanketed Macedonia this morning after days of warm weather that enticed much of the public to disregard calls to stay at home to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Temperatures are 10 to 15 degrees below the average of the previous days, and a strong northern wind blows along...

Macedonia 27.02.20 | 19:41

Another storm about to hit Macedonia

A new storm is expected this evening. Citizens are advised not to park underneath trees or signs that could topple under the strong wind that is about to hit. Rain is also expected. People who do get out this evening are advised to stay away from tree lined walkways or parks. The storm on Wednesday evening...

Macedonia 05.02.20 | 10:50

Storm causes damage across Macedonia, the west gets a new layer of snow

Light damage is reported from throughout Macedonia, after yesterday’s storm. Uprooted trees, strewn garbage, tiles and in some places even entire roofs were seen flying off as winds reached between 80 and 100 kilometers per hour. No injuries are reported so far. Temperatures dropped significantly...

Macedonia 04.02.20 | 20:49

Storm, strong winds reported across Macedonia

A storm with high winds and likely rain and snow is currently hitting Macedonia, after moving to the south across the Balkans. Citizens are warned to remain indoors, and avoid parking beneath trees. Forecasters expect a sharp drop in temperatures over the next few days.

Macedonia 18.11.19 | 22:08

Rains expected Tuesday afternoon and into Wednesday

Forecasters are expecting rains starting tomorrow afternoon, and lasting into Wednesday. The rains will be especially strong in the south-east,w where up to 35 liters per square meter are expected to fall. Temperatures will range up to 17 degrees Centigrade.

Macedonia 02.10.19 | 13:37

Cold snap expected later this week

A severe cold front is expected to cover the Balkan region, as well as Europe, starting as early as Friday, reducing temperatures well below the average for the year. The front is moving from the north and will bring snowfall in the Alps and storms in the Mediterranean.

Macedonia 11.09.19 | 08:37

Rainstorm expected this afternoon

Forecasters expect a storm this afternoon. At the end of the sunny and seasonably warm day, forecasters see a cold front coming in, which can cause strong rains,winds and thunder. Temperatures across Macedonia will range between 10 in the morning and 33 degrees.

Macedonia 08.09.19 | 21:32

Heavy storm hits Tetovo villages

A heavy storm hit the Tetovo villages of Lesok, Slatino and Teatarce this afternoon. The storm, accompanied by heavy rain and hail, caused major damage to the gardens and orchards in the villages. The locals witness about the intense storm lasting more than half an hour.

Macedonia 12.08.19 | 17:23

A powerful storm will interrupt the heatwave

A major storm is expected to interrupt the heatwave that descended across the Balkans later this week. The storm will move in from the north, across Slovenia and Croatia, and spread across the Balkans. Forecasters expect thunderstorms, powerful rains and gusts of wind. Macedonia will be affected on Wednesday...

Balkans 12.07.19 | 11:13

Chalkidiki still being cleared up after powerful storm left six dead and serious damage

The region of Chalkidiki in northern Greece, which is a major destination for Macedonian tourists, is clearing up after the major storm that killed six Russian, Czech and Romanian tourists and injured 23. Greek authorities report that the roads are now completely open, and cleared from fallen pylons...

Macedonia 11.07.19 | 20:31

Another storm expected over the weekend

Following the powerful storm that hit Macedonia on Wednesday evening, forecasters are warning of another similar thunderstorm approaching the country, expected to hit on Saturday evening. Again up to 30 liters of rain per square meter are expected to fall, accompanied by thunder and strong winds. Hail...

Balkans 11.07.19 | 10:42

Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece

Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said. Television footage showed strong winds sweeping through a restaurant...

Macedonia 11.07.19 | 10:11

MoFA: No reports of injured or dead Macedonian nationals in Halkidiki storm

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that they still have no information whether any Macedonian nationals were among victims or injured in a heavy storm that struck Halkidiki, northern Greece late on Wednesday. At least six people were killed in the storm, including two children. One person is missing,...

World 10.07.19 | 23:30

Italy struck by hail the size of oranges, a tornado and beach fire

Hail the size of oranges has injured 18 people in an Italian Adriatic city, while a blaze in Sicily forced beach-goers to flee. Italian news agency ANSA quoted hospital officials in Pescara as saying that the hailstorm caused cuts and bruises, especially on the head. WOW!!! BRUTAL #hailstorm with huge...

Macedonia 10.07.19 | 11:08

Major storm expected over Macedonia

A major summer storm is expected to hit Macedonia this afternoon and last for the next 30 hours. Temperatures will drop by 10 degrees. All across the country we can expect strong winds, with speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour. Up to 30 liters of rain per square meter will fall, which means serious...

World 08.07.19 | 14:04

Hailstones the size of tennis balls hit south-central France

A huge thunderstorm has bombarded the French region of Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes with hailstones the size of tennis balls, and included a record number of lightning bolts, providing for a deluge of impressive content on social media, RT reported. The meteorological calamity led to the classification by Meteo...

Macedonia 22.06.19 | 19:58

Series of afternoon storms expected starting Sunday

Beginning on Sunday, a series of afternoon summer storms are expected over Macedonia. Temperatures will remain high on Sunday, but will begin to drop starting Monday. In the afternoon hours we ca expect strong rains and thunderstorms, as well as wind gusts. Such weather will persist throughout the week.

Macedonia 17.06.19 | 10:32

Powerful storm hits Struga

A powerful storm hit Struga on Sunday afternoon, snapping trees and ripping out tin roofs. The strong wind was accompanied by thunder and pouring rain. No injuries were reported. Summer storms and hail were also reported in Strumica, Kavadarci, Debar and Demir Hisar. An afternoon storm is possible on...

Macedonia 03.06.19 | 14:54

Another storm headed towards Macedonia

After a day’s respite, a new storm is expected to envelop Macedonia. The forecast calls for rain, wind and another drop in temperatures, this time reducing highs to 26 degrees. The stormy weather will persist until Wednesday. Starting on Friday, temperatures should begin to rise, eventually reaching...