The meteorological workplace within the metropolis of Sulaimani has predicted that the chilly wave sweeping into the Kurdistan Area will proceed till December 19 and that temperatures will plummet to –9 in mountain areas.
“The chilly wave, which has lately been sweeping by the Kurdistan Area, has led to plummeted temperatures. This chilly snap will proceed till December 19, 2016. Temperatures in city areas will drop to –four, and can plummet to –10 in mountainous areas,” Dara Hassan, director of the Sulaimani meteorological workplace, instructed Rudaw.
He additionally identified that snowfall has been heaviest in Sulaimani’s Pishdar and Sharbazher areas, reaching 10 to 30 mml. “This quantity is lots, provided that it’s nonetheless autumn season,” Hasan detailed, including, “Having snowfalls in autumn is likely one of the modifications we have now witnessed in our weather conditions over the previous few years.”
In 2015, heavy snow fell in autumn within the Kurdistan Area.