Published: March 23 2023
Summary: The Hungarian Meteorological Service has warned that night frosts are expected next week as Arctic air will hit the country. Hungarians must protect flowering fruit trees from these possible damages. In addition, the soil surface had dried up after a week of predominantly dry weather, and the upper 20 centimeters of the soil are becoming critically dry.
- During the past week, a week of predominantly dry weather has favored spring work and rapid vegetation development, with increasingly warmer temperatures.
- Soil surface had mainly dried up, and the upper 20 cm of soil (north-west of the Rába river) is becoming critically dry after mid-week rains.
- Parts of eastern and southern lowland Hungary still have flooded areas.
- Night frosts are expected next week with the Arctic air stream so Hungarian fruit growers have to protect fruit trees from lower temperature damage during flowering.
- Last year, thousands of hectares of fruit trees perished due to late frosts, with Hungarian growers losing HUF 2bn ($6.8m).
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