Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Storms and snow on the north of Algeria...

Rains, sometimes in the form of stormy showers, will affect the wilayas in the center and east of the country from the end of the day on Tuesday 10 January, according to a BMS of the National Office of Meteorology. The wilayas concerned are Chlef, Blida, Tipaza, Ain Defla, Medea, Tissemsilt, Algiers, Boumerdes, Tizi Ouzou, Bouira, Bejaia, Jijel, Skikda, Annaba and El Tarf, according to the same source. The duration of validity of this BMS: from Tuesday to 18 hours until Wednesday 11 January at 12 o'clock. "Estimated cumulative impacts will reach or exceed 40 mm locally," the source said.

Snow on reliefs above 1000 m altitude

The National Board of Meteorology has published a second BMS snow special to announce snowfall from the evening of Tuesday on the reliefs of the north of the country exceeding 1000 meters of altitude. The wilayas concerned are Blida, Medea, Tizi Ouzou, Bouira, Djelfa, Bejaia, Setif, Bordj Bou Arreridj, Jijel, Batna, Oum El Bouaghi, Khenchela, Naama, Tiaret and El Bayadh. The period of validity of the BMS Special Snow ranges from Tuesday at 9 pm until Wednesday at 9 am. "The expected snow depth will reach or exceed 15 cm locally," said the same source.

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