Severe thunderstorms expected this evening: Belgium placed on yellow alert, number 1722 activated (Update)

It is again very hot this Thursday, June 23, the mercury has risen in some places to 28°. If some clouds have appeared, the sun is out over most of the country. But this phase will not last, heavy showers accompanied by thunderstorms are expected this evening.

During the night, intense precipitation will affect the east and the southeast before spreading towards the northeast, with accumulations that can exceed 10 liters / m² in 1 hour. The MRI has also placed the entire country on yellow alert for thunderstorms. The minima will be between 15 and 19 degrees. The number 1722, for non-emergency interventions by firefighters, is activated.

This Friday, the weather will still be stormy, precipitation will begin to affect the south of the country before becoming general. Hail and gusty winds will also be possible. The maxima will vary between 21 and 25 degrees.

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