According to the 5-day forecast of the General Directorate of Meteorology, sleet is expected on Wednesday and Thursday in Istanbul. Cold weather and snowfall are expected to be effective on these days in the inner regions.
News Global Meteorology Editor Bünyamin Sürmeli evaluated this prediction of Meteorology.
Sürmeli, “In some centers it will make a white cover, in some centers it will rain mixed with snow. There is a spring temperature before the snow. Although the temperature in Istanbul has decreased, there is temperature in the Aegean and Mediterranean. Istanbul is over 15 degrees tomorrow. With the storm on Tuesday, the temperature will decrease by 10-12 degrees in a day. Information about the hail, we can produce the day before or in the morning of that day. “The probability of hail does not seem high right now. We will look more clearly tomorrow. A strong mixture in the air is required for the formation of hail and water hose” he said.
Drawing attention to the storm that is expected to be effective, Sürmeli said, “The speed of the wind in Marmara will be 45 kilometers in Istanbul due to the storm on Tuesday. This continuous wind may affect the transit ship passage in the Bosphorus. Air transport may be affected by this. Disruptions. can occur and there is an intake of cold air, “he said.
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Sürmeli continued as follows:
“On Tuesday afternoon, there is a snow that can make white covers in Inner Aegean, Central Anatolia, and the capital Ankara on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Istanbul has a heavy downpour on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday, cold weather will drop to 4-5 degrees. On Wednesday evening and Thursday at noon, we have the possibility to see snow high, snow and sleet at lows. There is also a possibility of snow in the transition from Thursday to Friday. Then we are preparing to say goodbye to the cold weather. It is not clear at the moment whether the sea effect will come into play for Istanbul. We will see him then. “
Source: News Global