Easter weather: warming weather and mud showers

According to meteorologists, on Good Saturday the temperature will exceed +25°С. In some places it will rain, which will carry away the African dust that is in the atmosphere of Greece.

The low atmospheric pressure prevailing in the Central Mediterranean, in the region of Italy, causes the movement of volumetric air masses from the northern coast of Africa to Greece, resulting in the transfer of a large amount of African dust. On Good Friday and Good Saturday, the air temperature will show a further increase and in some places will exceed +25°C.

According to the weather forecast, mud showers are expected in Western Greece and Macedonia this afternoon and evening. There are strong southerly winds in the seas: in the morning up to 7 points on the Beaufort scale on the Ionian Sea, and in the afternoon they will weaken to 4-5 points on the Beaufort scale. The strength of the wind in the Aegean Sea is up to 5-6 points on the Beaufort scale, with a gradual weakening towards the night.

Shades of beige and red represent the concentration of dust at the ground surface (µg/m3), while shades of yellow-brown represent the intensity of mud rain. Shades of green and blue represent the intensity of rain without the presence of dust on Good Friday afternoon. In the morning hours of Holy Saturday in western Greece, there will be local light mud showers, and in coastal areas there is an increased likelihood of fog, visibility is limited.

Easter Sunday 24 April

The weather will be generally clear, with some cloudy spots in the afternoon. Visibility in the morning on the western part of continental Greece will be locally limited. Wind in the Aegean Sea of ​​the northwest direction, up to 5 points on the Beaufort scale. The air temperature will rise a little more.

Easter Monday 25 April

Easter Monday is expected to be partly cloudy. Visibility is locally limited in the morning. Westerly/northwesterly winds between 2 and 4 on the Beaufort scale. The air temperature will not change significantly.

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