Thunderstorms are now over Switzerland: Stormy winds and heavy rain have cleared the streets in Basel. Most of the thunderstorm cells have dissolved, and large parts of Switzerland are receiving heavy rain.
Meteonews now issues thunderstorm warnings only for the cantons of Lucerne, Nidwalden and Schwyz, for Locarnies in Ticino, and for the eastern Swiss regions of Lower Toggenburg, Fürstenland, St. Gallen and the canton of Appenzell Oserhoden.
The beginning of the week was mostly sunny and dry. However, today there is a possibility of strong thunderstorms and rain in many areas. As announced by Metonews on Twitter, the first thunderstorms coming from the west in Jura were already descending in the afternoon.
Meanwhile, the typhoon has shifted further northeast. There was already an autumn mood in Basel, as the “Bajaur” portal jokingly tweeted.
According to the federal natural hazards portal, the areas of Aarau-Lenzberg, Frick-Leibstad, Langenthal, Oberes Baselbeit, Olten-Gösgen, Solothurn-Rothrist, Thal, Zöfingen-Triengen and Thal were at “considerable danger” in the afternoon. Alta Valmagia.
The high risk of wildfire in Switzerland is unlikely to be greatly reduced by today’s rainfall, especially since an intermediate high will already be in effect on Tuesday, forecast MeteoNews.
According to the weather service, the situation here should not calm down till Thursday. Then it will rain again and again throughout the day, sometimes strong. As per the latest information, the rainfall should reduce gradually from west only on Friday afternoon.
However, MeteoNews reports that it is not possible to determine with certainty exactly how much precipitation can be expected. Depending on the model, including from Monday to Friday, rainfall will be counted in excess of 20 to 60 mm in places.