Last night, a powerful thunderstorm swept through the Zagreb area, and showers with thunder are expected to continue into Tuesday. The storm will be particularly intense along the sea, with heavy rainfall in some areas. In the central part of the country and the east, there will be a north-easterly wind that may cause sleet and snow in the highest mountains at the end of the day, according to Tomislava Hojsak, B.Sc. ing for HRT.
On the Adriatic Sea, moderate to strong southerly and southwesterly winds are expected to develop into a gale later in the day with possible storm surges. Temperatures on land will range between 5 and 10 degrees during inland areas, while temperatures on water could reach up to 15 degrees but are expected to drop in the afternoon. Wednesday is expected to be cloudy and windy on mainland Croatia with less rain primarily falling in Dalmatia region.
Snow and sleet are expected in higher areas of Lika and Zagora regions with possible showers with thunder in southern parts of it. The second part of the day could see partial clearing, with scattered rain mainly occurring in Lika and Dalmatia regions. Winds are expected to be moderate to strong, sometimes reaching stormy northeast speeds on both mainland Croatia and Adriatic Sea.
In addition, on Adriatic Sea moderate and strong gales with storms are expected especially at Velebit mountain foot’s base with hurricane force winds.
Overall temperatures on Adriatic Sea are predicted mostly between 4-9°C throughout Wednesday dropping at end of day