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End of November to be warm, rainy and windy in Latvia

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUWeather in Latvia has changed with the beginning of November – the region is currently under influence of an active cyclone. With that, the weather in the country is mostly rainy and windy.

A new cyclone is expected to form above Latvia and Estonia on 12 November. This will bring about rain and increased wind speed to the region – up to 20-22 along the Gulf of Vidzeme. Elsewhere in Latvia, wind speed is expected to reach 15-19 m/sec. Increased wind speed will not last, however. As the cyclone moves farther away to the south-east, wind speed will gradually drop, as reported by the State Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

Weather will become like this once again closer to the end of the week – a new cyclone will form above Latvia on Saturday. Cloudiness will increase, rain will come down again and wind speed will likely reach 20 m/sec.

Active cyclones will be ruling weather above Europe’s northern parts throughout the whole of next week. Centres of those cyclones will no longer be above Latvia, but their precipitation and wind will remain in Latvia.

Air temperature is not expected to change much under those weather conditions. In addition, it is too soon to consider any stable winter conditions stepping at the end of November. However, as the sky becomes clear between cyclones, night-time air temperature will likely drop below 0° C. With that, the risk of ice forming on the roads will increase. The biggest risk of ice forming on roads in Latvia is expected on the night to Monday and Tuesday. Days will also become colder, with air temperature rising no higher than +2° C…+6° C. In the second half of the week, air temperature will likely reach +5° C…+10° C, meteorologists predict.

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