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Jan 06, 2017

WARNING: Hungary's National Meteorological Service alert for extreme weather conditions this weekend

Temperatures are expected to plunge to below minus 20 °C on Saturday in eastern parts of Hungary. In Budapest the temperature is expected to fall to below minus 15 °C

Extreme cold, stormy winds and snowdrifts are forecast for Hungary over the next few days, the National Meteorological Service has announced.

According to MTI, temperatures are expected to plunge to below minus 20 °C on Saturday in eastern parts of the country. In counties further west and Budapest the temperature is expected to fall to below minus 15 °C.

Overcast in the south-east, east and in far western areas, sunny elsewhere. Snow is possible in far western parts. Northerly winds and stormy conditions are expected in places.

Weather predicitons for the weekend see a low temperature reading of between minus 7 and minus 15 °C, with highs of between minus 4 and minus 11 °C.