Weather forecast: Rainy with thunderstorms, drop in temperature, snow over 1200m

FEBRUARY 17, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) The weather in Lebanon on Wednesday is partially cloudy to cloudy with intermittent showers, thunderstorms and snow over 1200m according to the Meteorological Department at Beirut’s Rafic Hariri International Airport.

At night there will be strong winds and snow will fall at 1000m above sea level, the department added.

Weather report:

General status: Unstable weather over the Mediterranean Eastern basin until Wednesday noon as the region is gradually affected by a very cold low atmospheric pressure accompanied with heavy rains, thunderstorms, snow and strong winds.

-Temperature: On the coastline 10 degrees Celsius low to 16 degrees Celsius high

On the mountain range: 3 degrees Celsius low to 10 degrees Celsius high

In the Interior range: 1 degree Celsius low to 14 degrees Celsius high

At Al-Arz : -5 degrees Celsius low to Zero degree Celsius high

– Surface wind: Southern-western, gusting between 10 and 30 Km/hr.

– Visibility: Medium.

– Humidity on the coastline: between 50% and 85%.

– Sea : Moderate, Surface temperature 16 degrees Celsius.

– Atmospheric Pressure: 764 mlm/Hg

– Sunrise: 06:22 Sunset: 17:22

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON