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Beginning of June will be warm; air temperature will decline sharply after that

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe first days of June will not differ much from the last days of May. Nevertheless, Latvia’s meteorological situation will change sharply once colder masses of air flow into the country from the north.

There will still be very little precipitation – drought will remain in most of Latvia. The risk of fires will remain high in woods, particularly in Vidzeme, where it is expected to reach Level 5 fire risk.

Wednesday, 1 June, will be hot in Latvia – maximum air temperature will reach +27° C…+30° C. Air temperature will drop by a couple of degrees on 2nd and 3rd June. A cold atmospheric front will cross Latvia on 4 June. It will bring very little precipitation. Rain clouds could reach Latvia at the beginning of next week; it will mostly consist of short rain events.

Wind speed is expected to reach 15-18 m/sec. It will help with advection of cold air – temperature in Latgale will reach +21° C…+23° C on Saturday and around +14° C…+20° C on other days. Nights will become colder as well. Even though this period will have increased cloudiness and faster wind speed, air temperature is expected to drop as far as +2° C…+5° C.

Warmer masses of air could return to Latvia in the last days of the first ten-day period of June, as reported by the Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

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