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Rain and strong wind expected in Latvia this week; possibility of wet snow remains

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUA deep cyclone will pass through Latvia at the beginning of the week. Because of that, weather in the country is expected to be windy and rainy. As air temperature drops below 0° C, there is a possibility of wet snow, as reported by State Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

On Monday, 22 October, the sky in Latvia will become enveloped by a thick layer of clouds. Rain is expected in all of Latvia. An intense cyclone will pass through the country in the middle of the week – heavy rainfall is expected. The volume of precipitation may reach 20-30 mm.

The centre notes that wind speed in Latvia will reach 15-18 m/sec (20-24 m/sec along the coast). Air temperature will reach +7° C… +13° C during the day and drop to 0° C… -2° C at night. There is also a possibility of wet snow and ice forming on roads at night.

In the second half of the week weather is expected to improve slightly. Air temperature will increase from time to time, the wind will calm down and the sky will clear and wind will calm down. Warmer masses of air will enter Latvia from the south-west. With that, air temperature will increase slightly, meteorologists say.


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