Even meteorologists are puzzled:

The weather has taken a severe turn in the middle of summer in Austria. Several peaks in the Northern Alps have been covered with a layer of snow.

The images have circulated widely on the internet.

Austria has been hit by strong storms that wreaked havoc in several areas of the country on Tuesday night.

The following morning, surprising images were captured in the Alpine mountains, where several peaks were covered in snow.

People were expecting such low temperatures, being accustomed to snowfall at high altitudes, even in the month of July.

 Snow covered a large part of the high mountains, from Arlberg to the Mölltal glacier and Gamskopf in Rauris, both in Salzburg, according to the Austrian press.

After the wet and cold conditions dominating much of Austria on Tuesday and Wednesday, the weather calmed down on Thursday.

In Vorarlberg and Carinthia, the sky was overcast in the early morning hours. In the northern part of the Alps, rain will not make an appearance on this day. Maximum temperatures range from 20 to 27 degrees Celsius.

On Friday, the weather cools down again. In Waldviertel and Weinviertel, it will rain at the beginning of the day, but the sun will timidly make an appearance later.

Only in the afternoon, storms are expected around the main alpine ridge. Evening brings heavy rain to Vorarlberg and Tyrol, with westward gusts of wind. Moreover, meteorologists have issued a warning for bad weather. An orange warning level for heavy rain and thunderstorms has been announced.

“At present, there are storm warnings for the entire Austria. Additionally, storms are currently moving towards Vorarlberg, Tyrol, and Pinzgau. There is an orange warning level.

The main danger here is lightning, and locally, significant amounts of rainfall are possible in a short time,” explained meteorology specialist Jessica Spengler, as reported by “Heute.”

The most affected regions are in the southern part of the country. “Especially from Eastern Tyrol, through Carinthia and Styria, to southern and central Burgenland, there is again the risk of storms, hail, heavy rain, and gusts of wind,” the specialist added.

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