March 4, 2024

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Snow on the road, RMI warns with symbol yellow for the slippery morning rush hour: ‘Stay home’

Snow on the road, RMI warns with symbol yellow for the slippery morning rush hour: ‘Stay home’

RMI reported that active disturbance was moving across the country with snow or snow melting in many places Wednesday morning. In Flanders there can be 0 to 5 cm of snow and up to 10 cm in Upper Belgium. In the south of the country, the winter precipitation quickly turns into rain and from the afternoon also in the rest of the country. Maximum temperatures range from 2 to 3 degrees in Flanders and reach 10 degrees in Lorraine, Belgium.

yellow code

The combination of snowfall and negative road surface temperatures can ensure a slippery morning rush hour, according to the Marshall Islands Institute. From 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. the yellow code for glide is in effect throughout Flanders.

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Also weather service severe weather Expect precipitation in the winter. “Locally, the snow can stay and condense into a thin carpet of a few centimeters. In the Ardennes, we expect fresh snow to be 15 to 20 cm high,” says weather analyst Nicholas Rose. This wintry weather can last into the early afternoon. Moreover, it may snow again on Wednesday night, he warns.

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“take care”

The Roads and Traffic Agency (AWV) recommends staying home and delaying travel if possible. Anyone who has to go on the road should drive carefully by keeping a distance and moderate speed. Spray when necessary. AVW also requests that snowfall on the road be reported via the KMI app, so that AWV can deploy more targetedly.

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The Flemish Traffic Center reported the first snow near Brussels around 3 am on Wednesday. Be careful and control your speed.

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1722

Due to the inclement weather and a large amount of rain expected, the FPS Interior temporarily activated emergency number 1722 on Tuesday evening. Anyone who needs firefighter assistance in the event of a storm and/or water damage can submit a request via the e-office www.1722.be Or call 1722. This only applies to non-life-threatening cases. For potentially life-threatening situations, you can still call 112.

See here where the most snow falls:

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the rest of the week

On Wednesday afternoon and evening, an active precipitation zone will blanket our country with rain or some locally melted snow. Minimum temperatures range from +7 degrees in the Belgian Lorraine to +1 or +2 degrees in the north of the country. The winds are weak to moderate in speed from east to northeast in the northern half of the country and somewhat moderate from west to southwest in the southern half of the country.

Thursday It will remain mostly cloudy until becoming overcast with light rain to the north of Sambar-on-Mas and fairly moderate rain to the south. Maximums fluctuate around 4° in the High Fens, between 4 and 6° in Flanders and up to 11° in Lorraine, Belgium. In the south of the country, the winds remain moderate to relatively strong from west to southwest and weak in the north of the country from changing directions.

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Friday It is mostly cloudy with periods of rain or rain, which can take on a wintry character in the evenings south of the Samber en Maas. The maximum is between 5 and 10 degrees. The winds intensify and become moderate to somewhat strong and go from southwest to north to northwest.

Saturday It is usually dry with clear spells and cloud maximum fields between 3 and 6 degrees. The wind is weak from the eastern directions. Sunday It will be heavily cloudy with a chance of some light drizzle at a maximum between 9 and 12 degrees.