Warnings against storms issued for all of Slovakia

Areas in central and eastern Slovakia may also struggle with floods.

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People in Slovakia should prepare for heavy storms.

The Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute (SHMÚ) has issued warnings for all of Slovakia for June 29. The second-level warning, with expected rainfall of 30-50 millimetres and wind speed at 20-30 metres per second will be in place for nearly all districts in Banská Bystrica Region and the entire Košice Region and Prešov Region until 17:00. For the rest of the day, the first-level warning will be applied.

These areas should also prepare for floods. The first-level warning will be in place until 18:00.

SHMÚ also issued a first-level warning against storms, with rainfall of 20-40 millimetres and wind speed at 18-23 metres per second, for the rest of Slovakia.

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