Extreme cold in northern Europe with -29.0°C in Utsjoki Kevo Kevojärvi (Finland) last night, the lowest temperature recorded in the whole mainland Europe so far this winter season.
The first Arctic outbreak is expected across central and southern Europe in the next few days and will reach the maximum intensity during the last days of the month.It will be the first cold blast of the season for many countries, with widespread night frosts and first snowfalls at low altitudes.This period could be long-lasting and also early December will be more dynamic with frequent cold fronts spreading across much of Europe.
The 850 mbar temperature anomaly chart reveals how large the cold pool is forecast, covering Scandinavia, western and central Europe and afterwards also southern Europe, including Italy and the Balkan Peninsula by early next week.First snowfalls are expected in the plain of Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and in Switzerland and Austria.Snow even at low elevations in the southern Alps, starting from 700/800 meters of altitude. Maximum temperatures won’t exceed 5°C in Germany, Benelux, Czech Republic, Austria and Switzerland.
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