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Weather in Latvia to become colder this week; snow expected

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUWeather in Latvia will be dictated by an anti-cyclone in the next couple of days. The anti-cyclone will come from the North Sea. With that, the sky will clear up from time to time; no particularly strong precipitation is expected; only eastern regions of Latvia may experience rain and wet snow.

Mist may form in some regions at night. Air temperature is not expected to change much: +1° C…-4° C at night and +2° C…+7° C during the day.

In the second half of the week, low atmospheric pressure coming from Northern Europe will move to the south-east and, crossing Latvia’s territory, will bring some precipitation – mainly wet snow and snow, as reported by the State Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

Wind speed is not expected to exceed 17-19 m/sec. Air temperature at night will drop to -2° C…-7° C (-8° C…-13° C in the north-east). Daytime air temperature is expected to be +2° C…+3° C.

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