Poland – I need not have changed the tire for the summer

The cold spell across Europe is bring late season cold and snow as Piers Corbyn predicted;

Via Google Translate (with video);

Snowfall, strong wind and frost – so places in the country looked tonight. The difficult situation is still among others, in the province of Silesia – 70 thousand. customers were left without power.
Province. Silesian Tuesday it is struggling with heavy snowfall. In some parts of the region it has dropped even more than 20 cm. During the last day units of the State Fire Service intervened over 260 times.

In Czestochowa, on one of the settlements broken tree crushed several cars.

Cars in the snow

In turn, the cars on the road just got stuck in the snow. According to the governor crisis management center all roads and highways in the province. Silesia were passable on Wednesday morning, but at night some of them traffic was difficult or even blocked due to fallen trees or on the road barricaded by trucks that could not enter the hills.

Unnecessarily changed the tire for the summer – said one of the drivers from the area of ​​Czestochowa.

Winter is not forgiven

Those who have not yet changed the tires, can successfully put it off until at least next week. According to forecasts in the coming days we still have to reckon with snow and sleet. On Wednesday, among others, will fall in the south of the country, poor rainfall possible also in the center.

From morning white among others in Katowice, but as noted by TVN Meteo presenter Anna Dec, is “symbolic of rain”, taking into account what forecasters predict on Wednesday.

The Lower and Upper Silesia, but also in the Opole chance of snow up to 10 centimeters, it is really a lot – Anna Dec notes and adds that, in combination with strong winds may cause blowing snow.

h/t Ren

Gardeners Beware – Late Season Cold Wave Hits Europe

Easter Sunday got off to an unusually cold start across Sweden – with three weather records broken as some towns experienced their chilliest April night in decades.

Southern Sweden saw unseasonably cold temperatures, with up to 10cm of snow in northern Skåne, Blekinge, Kronoberg, Halland and Kalmar.

In Örebro, the mercury dropped to -14C, making it the coldest April night since 1944, according to P4 Örebro.

In Karlstad, Sweden’s meteorological institute SMHI said temperatures reached -9C, meaning it was the coldest night of April since 1985.

In Floda, Södermanland, things were even colder, reaching -17C. That was the coldest night measured since the local weather monitoring station was set up in 1995.
“It’s over 20 years old now, so we can say it’s remarkable that it was so cold,” Alexandra Ohlsson, a meteorologist at SMHI, told Swedish newswire TT.

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