Strong Winds To Continue Until August 20

21:47 15/08/2007

Cold western winds caused much damage yesterday in the provinces
of Shirak and Aragadzotn. In Yerevan and in the Tavoush province,
winds of 25-30 kilometers per hour were registered. This information
was passed on to journalists by Gagik Surenyan of the
Armenian meteorological agency.

In Surenyan’s words, such cold winds usually arrive in the month of
September. From August 16-20, rain is expected in most of Armenia,
especially in the evening and nighttime hours, with winds of up to
22-27 kilometers.

On August 17-18, hail is foreseen in certain regions.

On those days, the temperature is expected to decrease to 6-8
degrees. Tomorrow night Yerevan will experience rain and thunder,
while today a high temperature of 38 degrees Celsius is forecast. The
temperature should reach 30 on August 18-20.