(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Rabat – The National Meteorological Directorate (DMN) issued today a weather alert for Monday and Sunday, stating that rain and thunderstorms are likely to hit some regions, including the Rabat-Salé province.
A warning for strong thunderstorms on May 6 and May 7 was issued for Khenifra, Khouribga, Ifrane, Beni Mellal, Fqih Ben Saleh, Azilal, Kelaa Sraghna, Al Haouz, Chichaoua, Marrakech, Rehamna, Settat, Berrechid, Benslimane and Khemisset.
The note added that local strong thunderstorms will hit from Sunday 10:00 p.m to Monday 12:00 p.m. the cities of Kenitra, Larache, Rabat-Sale region, Skhirate, Temera, Mohammedia, Casablanca, Nouacer, Berrechid, Ben Slimane, Settat, Khouribga, Khemisset, Khenifra, Fqih Ben Saleh, Kelaa Sraghna, Rehamna, Youssoufia, Safi and Sidi Bennour.
Stormy showers will sometimes be accompanied by hailstorms and gusts of wind in the said provinces and will persist, the afternoon of Monday, on the reliefs of the upper and middle Atlas and their western plains, according to the note.
DMN forecast on Saturday cloudy and rainy conditions throughout the country. Yesterday's statement forecasted low-level clouds and rain showers in the east, Rif, and High and the Middle Atlas, with moderate winds.