Rainy weather in Greece and Australia, frosts in Greece
The most rainy period in Greece is from November to January. In this season it stays true, and even with a vengeance. Last night, Dec. 18, in the country fell from 13 to 25 mm of rain. On the island of Lemnos, in the north Aegean Sea, the rainfall was 59 mm, almost the monthly norm.
The reason for the rainy deluge was a cyclone, which formed in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Going to Greece, due to the increase of temperature contrasts (greater than 15 degrees), it is much more active, and that was reflected in the heavy rains.
Record frosts in Central Asia
In the Central Asia, where has shifted the center of a powerful Siberian anticyclone, there is an abnormally cold weather. The average daily temperature is 5-10 degrees, and in central and western regions of Kazakhstan is 10-15 degrees below the norm. In this situation, the minimum temperature records were not long in coming. Thus, on the night of September 20 on the support meteorological station of Kyzylorda thermometer sank to the level of -22.8 degrees.
According to projections, the anticyclone retreats to the east, giving way to a relatively warm air from the west, south-west. In the last decade of this year, the average daily air temperature in the region is expected to close to normal.
North Australia is poured by rain
Torrential rains fell on the very north of the "Green" continent. During the last day on the Cape York Peninsula (Queensland) has fallen from 65 to 101 mm of heavenly moisture, that is from 50 to 80% of the monthly norm. Further bad weather will move in more southern areas of the state. So, on Friday, December 23, prolonged thunderstorms are expected on the coast of the Coral Sea. A similar weather also observed on the islands of Indonesia. In the last day on the islands in the Banda Searain amount of precipitation reached 65-78 mm. However, the nature of the rains is different - the aggravation inside of the intertropical zone.