Iraq | The very cold Siberian air mass dominates the country on Monday

طقس العرب GO 2022-01-16 2022-01-16T15:36:22Z
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Iraq | The very cold Siberian air mass dominates the country on Monday

Arab weather - God willing, it is expected that the impact of the very cold Siberian polar air mass will deepen on Iraq on Monday, as there is a sharp drop in temperatures to be lower than rates for this time of the year, where temperatures range between 4 and 10 degrees in most regions of Iraq and be It is below zero degrees by several degrees in the northern mountains, and the weather will be very cold in the northern highlands, and very cold in the rest of the regions, with the formation of ice on the roads that witnessed snowfall, especially in the morning hours.

Clouds continue to appear at different altitudes, especially in southern and eastern Iraq. Showers of rain and hail fall on the eastern and southern regions, and snow falls on the northern and northeastern mountainous heights as a result of the remnants of the cold air front that crossed later.

The winds will be northwesterly moderate to brisk, accompanied by strong gusts that touch the 50 km/h barrier in the west and significantly increase the sense of cold.

More cold Arctic Siberian winds flow towards Iraq on Monday/Tuesday night and temperatures around zero degrees Celsius in Baghdad

The Siberian polar air mass is moving towards the south and pushing freezing cold winds towards all regions of Iraq, reaching their peak on Monday/Tuesday night, as temperatures drop in all regions of the country to be below zero by about 14 degrees Celsius in the northern peaks, while they are between 3- to 6- degrees Celsius in the northern and western regions, while temperatures are between 2 and 2-in the rest of the central and southern regions, and temperatures approach zero Celsius in the capital, Baghdad, for the first time in several months.

With the formation of freezing in large areas of the country, and ice forming on wet roads amidst unusual for Iraq and Siberian polar temperatures par excellence.

Important recommendations from Arabia Weather:

  • Attention to the danger of falling and accumulating heavy snows and the occurrence of road closures and impeding the aspects of public life in the exposed areas
  • Attention to the danger of freezing and icing, which poses a danger to driving on the roads and to livestock plants, so it is advised to prepare early for this
  • Reducing and not driving on roads that witness the formation of snow
  • The safe use of heating devices and heavy clothing, especially for the elderly and children.

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God knows.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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