Armenia’s ministry of emergency situations reports that the risk of causing and spreading a fire in forest and adjacent grass areas has grown for upcoming five days because of the sharp increase of the temperature in the republic.
The ministry recalls Hydromet meteorological service data, saying no precipitation is expected in the territory of Armenia on 16 July. On July 17-20 short-term rain with thunderstorm is predicted in separate places
Northeast wind speed is 3-8 m/s, during the thunderstorm wind speed may reach up to 20-25 m/s. On July 18-19 the air temperature will gradually go up by 3-4 degrees