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Extreme Heat Continues As First Grade Alert Issued For Most Part Of Hungary

By Tamás Székely // 2017.06.27.

Apart from four counties in the Northeast, the National Meteorology Service (OMSZ) has issued a first grade alert for the whole territory of Hungary due to the extreme heat, news agency MTI reported.

Daily mean temperature can be expected above 25 °C, while maximum temperature can reach 34 °C, OMSZ said. The weather service forecasts several hours of sunshine, light clouds in the afternoon. Showers and possibly thundershowers are expected in the northeast and near the western borders. Southerly winds will pick up in the northwest.

The first grade alert is issued for Budapest and the following counties: Pest, Baranya, Bács-Kiskun, Békés, Csongrád, Fejér, Győr-Moson-Sopron, Hajdú-Bihar, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Komárom-Esztergom, Somogy, Tolna, Vas, Veszprém and Zala. The heat is expected to continue in Wednesday as well, when the temperature can reach even 37 °C.

via MTI; cover photo: Csaba Krizsán – MTI