Sleet and snow forecasted in Azerbaijan

Sleet and snow forecasted in Azerbaijan
# 14 December 2012 12:12 (UTC +04:00)

The National Hydrometeorology Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources told APA that it was snow in Shaki, Maraza, Altiaghaj, Guba, Saribash (Shaki) and Kishchay (Shaki). It was sleet in the higher areas of Baku yesterday between 08:00 and 10:00. The heights of snow cover reached 12 cm in Altiaghaj, 6 cm in Saribash and 1 cm in Kishchay.

On December 15, the weather will be cloudy in Baky and Absheron peninsula, rain and sleet are expected in the morning and evening. The north wind will blow and intensify occasionally. The temperature will be close 0 C at night, 1…4 C in the daytime.

On December 15, it will rain in Azerbaijan’s regions, sleet and snow are expected in some places and foggy in the morning. East wind will blow and intensify occasionally. The temperature will be 2…-3 C at night, 3…8 C in the daytime, in mountains -8…-13 C and in higher mountainous areas -15…-20 C at night, -1…-6 C in the daytime.

The cold and frosty weather is expected on December 18. On the nights of December 15-16 and 16-17, the temperature will fall below the zero. The temperature will be 2…-3 C in Lowland regions, in mountainous regions -8…-13 C and in higher mountainous areas -15…-20 C. It will sleet and snow. Sleet and snow are expected in higher areas of Baku and Absheron peninsula. North-east wind will blow and intensify on December 14-16.

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