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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RU1 June is expected to be especially hot in Latvia – air temperature may reach +27° C…+30° C, as reported by the State Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

In Riga, air temperature is expected to reach +28° C…+29° C. High risk of forest fires will remain for Latvia’s eastern territories.

No significant precipitation is expected during the day: weather in Latvia will be influenced by an anti-cyclone. Wind speed will be low. Air temperature in general will be within +25° C…+30° C in Latvia. In Kurzeme, along the coast, air temperature will be within +22° C…+25° C.

As previously reported, 1 June will be hot in Latvia. Air temperature on 2nd and 3rd June will be lower, however. A cold atmospheric front will cross Latvia on 4 June.

Very little precipitation is expected. Meteorologists expect rain clouds to come to Latvia at the beginning of next week. These rain clouds will mostly bring about short-term rain to certain regions of the country. Nevertheless, it will not change the weather much.

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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