- 2 Dec 2019 8:58 AM
- Budapest Business Journal
An orange freezing rain warning is in effect for Budapest, as well as Pest and Fejér counties. Yellow freezing rain warnings are in effect for Komárom-Esztergom and Veszprém counties.
Yellow snowfall warnings were announced for Budapest, and the following counties: Pest, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Fejér, Hajdú-Bihar, Heves, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Komárom-Esztergom, Nógrád, and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg.
OMSZ says that people living north of the Budapest-Debrecen line should expect up to five centimeters of snow until Monday morning. The maximum amount of snowfall until Monday night is expected to reach eight or even 10 centimeters north of the line. The snow coverʼs thickness may reach up to 20 centimeters in the mountains.
According to a report by news site index.hu, the snow is seriously affecting Hungaryʼs rail network. Trains on the Budapest-Vác-Szob, Budapest-Vácrátót-Vác, and the Lajosmizse lines are at least 30-60 minutes late.
Trains are also running late on the Budapest-Cegléd-Debrecen-Záhony line, by some 20-50 minutes.
MTI Photo: Mohai Balázs