A storm alert is announced in Ukraine for Thursday, July 17.

The Ukrainian National Weather Center disclosed to UNIAN that particularly on July 17 Ukraine will see thunderstorms in Southern Oblasts, in the Poltava, Kyrovograd, Dnipropetrovsk, Chernihiv, Sumy Oblasts. Heavy rains, hail, squalls up to 15-20 m/s are expected during the day in the East of the country. The Crimea will see heavy showers, with hail and squalls up to 25-30 m/s in some regions.