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Heat wave to continue in Latvia along with thunderstorms and heavy rain at times

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe heat wave active in Latvia will not back off this week – days will remain hot and night-time air temperature will not drop below +20° C. Heavy rain and thunder will be observed nearly every day this week, according to Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

Meteorologists say as high atmospheric pressure remains from the south-west, rain and thunder will be observed only in eastern parts of Latvia. Later on, however, precipitation will reach the country’s central regions. Precipitation will be intensive at times, wind will become strong, and there is a possibility of hail. Air temperature will remain around +26° C… +30° C.

At the middle and second half of the week, an anticyclone will become stronger above the northern parts of Russia. This means the mass of air above Latvia will change slightly and air temperature may even exceed +30° C. Tropical nights are expected in most of Latvia. Current forecasts suggest thunderstorm activity will become higher at the end of the week. This means next weekends will be hotter and precipitation-rich in most of Latvia.


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