A powerful thunderstorm moved through the Zagreb area last night, and more showers with thunder are expected during Tuesday, especially along the sea. The rain will be heavy in some areas, particularly in the central part of the country and in the east, where there will be a north-easterly wind. At the end of the day, there may be sleet and snow in the highest mountains, according to Tomislava Hojsak, B.Sc. ing for HRT. On the Adriatic, moderate and strong, local and stormy southerly and southwesterly winds are expected, which will later turn into gales that can be strong with storm surges. The air temperature in the inland areas is mostly between 5 and 10 degrees, and up to 15 degrees on the Adriatic, but it will be colder in the afternoon.
On Wednesday, the mainland is expected to be windy and cloudy, with less rain that will mainly fall in Dalmatia. Snow and sleet are expected in the highest areas of Lika and Zagora, with possible showers and thunder in the south. In the second part of the day, there may be partial clearing, with scattered rain still mainly in Lika and Dalmatia. It will be windy with moderate to strong, sometimes stormy northeast winds. On the Adriatic, moderate and strong gales with storms are expected, especially at the foot of Velebit and with hurricane-force winds. The temperature will mostly range from 4 to 9 degrees, lower at the end of the day, and mostly between 10 and 16 degrees Celsius on the Adriatic.