Tbilisi: The National Environmental Agency has issued a warning on the prevalence of hot and dry weather till Sunday. Moreover, no probability of rain in the forthcoming days is visible. The temperatures are expected to be within 35-40 degrees Celsius in western Georgia.
The coastal areas are expected to reach 32-37 degrees Celsius, while the eastern part of the country to range between 31-36 degrees.
The agency has warned of strong winds along with soaring temperatures in western Kolkheti Plains. Zemo Imereti regions and Black sea coastal areas.
Similar weather conditions have been forecasted to prevail in Central Georgia’s Gori Surami area, along with some areas in mountainous regions. Also, the risk of the breakout of wildfires has been prevailing over the country amidst rising temperatures, reported National Agency.
The temperatures on Monday were recorded at 31 degrees Celsius while being mostly sunny throughout. The least probability of rains is speculated in the coming days as well.
The National Environmental Agency is a specialized agency that works on the preparation, dissemination of notifications and warnings of expected natural phenomena, hydrometeorological and geological disasters and adverse events, as well as the forecasts on extreme environmental pollution.
Europe has been suffering from intense heat for the past few months now. The temperatures have breached the 40 degrees Celsius mark, which has been the highest in the last forty years. The situation had been worsened further by the drought surfacing up in the various parts of Europe.
In a recent incident, the remains of World War II ships have appeared with the rivers drying up. Also, some rocks of archaeological value have been witnessed.
Although the thunderstorms have provided some sort of relief to the citizens, the reports have been suggesting another heatwave in the upcoming days.