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Cristina Rico: Epiphany with rain and winter from Tuesday

Cristina Rico: Epiphany with rain and winter from Tuesday

Epiphany (06.01.2024) Weather forecast for Tuesday (09.01.2024) by meteorologist Cristina Rico at newsit.gr.

“Epiphany will be celebrated with good weather throughout the country, although it will worsen from Saturday afternoon,” meteorologist Cristina Rikov reported on newsit.gr.

The initial weather forecast for the day of the Epiphany is “partly cloudy during the day, light rain in Thrace and the eastern Aegean, generally moderate temperatures of 17 to 21 degrees Celsius and southeasterly winds of 4 to 6 Beaufort”.

According to Cristina Rico, the temperature in the sea is between 18 and 20 degrees Celsius, and these values ​​​​are 2-3 degrees higher than normal, so the divers do not get cold inside or outside. out ».

The weather changes from Saturday afternoon

However, as a well-known meteorologist pointed out on newsit.gr, “We expect the weather to worsen from the west from Saturday afternoon, as a low pressure will approach our country from the west, first affecting the Ionian in the afternoon. Then the entire western landscape, i.e. Epirus, Western Styria and Western Peloponnese” . And he adds, “There will be rain and storms in these areas, which will be strong at intervals, and bad weather at night will continue across eastern Macedonia, Thrace and the rest of the continent in general. We will see a “track” of rain in Athens and Thessaloniki from Saturday midnight to Sunday. Epiphany Evening First Sunday we will see a little snow in the north-west mountains on all the mountains, but at 1,000 meters and above”.

As for the wind, “the southerlies will strengthen. On Saturday it will be 4 to 6 Beaufort, in the evening it will be 7-8, and at night the southerly will reach 9 Beaufort in the Aegean. Winds from the south will not reduce the heat much on Sunday. In other words, the maximum temperature over the land 14 to 17°C, while in Crete and the Dodecanese it reaches 20°C.”

On Sunday, the weather will be “unstable almost all over the country, with heavy rain in the Western Bend, Northern Terrain, Eastern Aegean and light rain in the rest of the country”.

Tuesday to Winter

However, the weather in Athens is not unstable. “Saturday will dawn a bit cloudy in the capital, maybe a drizzle, but the sun will come out. We're looking for showers with a quick advance towards Epiphany later in the night towards midnight. Sunday will be sunny with some clouds and some localized showers possible in the west of the province. It's going to be very windy and we'll have obstacles.” May be. Gusts and winds will begin to weaken from evening.”

According to Cristina Rico, winter is coming from Tuesday. “We expect the wind to turn to the north, so cold air masses will arrive, which will finally bring winter. We will gradually see during the week, the normal temperature for the season, that is, the maximum values ​​will “decrease” to 12-13 degrees Celsius.