Severe Weather Conditions Possible, Warns Department of Emergency Situations

By , 13 Jul 2019, 18:30 PM Lifestyle
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Severe weather conditions are possible, the Department of Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Interior Affairs warned the relevant departments to raise the level of operational readiness.

The Institute for Hydrometeorology and Seismology of Montenegro said that during the afternoon, the day and night, in the area of ​​Montenegro, especially in the southeast of the country and in the Southern Adriatic region, a strong development of thunderstorm clouds with conditions for localized short-disasters - strong winds and heavy rains with hail are expected.

As announced by the Ministry of Interior Affairs, a call was sent to all municipalities, the Police Directorate, all the protection and rescue services, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Transport Directorate, National Parks, CEDIS, the Emergency Medical Services, Elektroprivreda Crne Gore, the infrastructure of Montenegro, Crnagoraput, as well as the airports of Montenegro, Podgorica Airport and Tivat Airport, Maritime Safety Directorate and the Forestry Directorate.

The call is provided with detailed information on the expected meteorological situation and is sent following the preventive activities carried out in the event of time inconvenience.

"As reported in the information, as a consequence of the thunderstorms, local storm effects have been localized, which are followed by very strong winds, and due to the strong development of clouds, potentially short-term heavy rains and flash floods, especially in urban environments and flood flows," says the Ministry of Interior.

As stated in the Ministry of Interior, these meteorological conditions may potentially have a significant impact on the affected area with the potential disruption of infrastructure systems and maritime-tourist activities in the southern Adriatic may potentially affect the usual daily routine of activities.

"The Emergency Directorate invites citizens to undertake the necessary preventive activities to protect property," concluded the Ministry of Interior.

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