A red alert has been issued in the area of the Velebit Canal, with strong winds expected to reach up to 70 knots (130 km/h) as southerly winds turn into stormy gales. This signifies a high level of danger to health and potentially life-threatening situations, particularly for seafarers, as well as a significant risk of damage to coastal infrastructure. The public is advised to avoid traveling and staying near threatened coastal areas and to pay attention to and follow the latest weather reports.
Meanwhile in Great Britain, meteorologists are predicting a sharp cold snap with a “snow bomb” expected in just a few days, bringing significantly colder conditions and the first snow flurries of the winter. Heavy winter showers are also possible in the north of the country at the end of next week.
Tuesday’s forecast includes mostly cloudy weather with rain and showers in some places on the Adriatic and in areas along the coast, as well as possible sleet and snow in the highest mountains. Rain is expected to stop in the west and north in the afternoon, with partial clearing also possible. Weak to moderate winds are forecast, with some strong northeasterly gusts. On the Adriatic, moderate to strong, and possibly stormy, southerly and southwesterly winds are expected followed by bora wind in northern part. Temperatures will range from 5 to 10 °C in the interior and between 12