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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe anticyclone active in the region will slowly back away this week. Because of that, rain and thunderstorms are expected in certain regions of Latvia. Although it will no longer be as hot next week, it will remain moderately warm, as reported by State Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

Even though the anticyclone will lose start losing its strength and the volume of clouds will increase, weather will remain dry on Monday, 14 May. Wind will draw in from the east, and air temperature in most of Latvia will range between +20° C… +25° C (+27° C… +29° C in eastern parts). It is expected to be cooler along the coast in Kurzeme (+17° C… +19° C). Night-time air temperature will drop to +11° C… +16° C.

Weather in Latvia will be dictated by a wide low-pressure area above Western Europe in the middle of the week. Precipitation areas associated with it will cross Latvia, bringing rain to most of the country’s territories. In the second half of the week, the cyclone will dictate the formation of rain clouds in Latvia, which will bring heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

It will become cooler in the second half of the week – night-time air temperature will drop to +8° C… +13° C, whereas daytime air temperature is not expected to exceed +17° C… +22° C.

Meteorologists say that atmospheric pressure will increase on weekends. Although it is expected to be cloudy, not much precipitation is expected.


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