Warmest Nov. 2 ever measured in NL; Strong winds expected in northwest
The record for the warmest November 2 ever measured in the Netherlands was broken at 1:10 a.m. this morning, when temperatures climbed to 17.5 degrees at the national weather station in De Bilt, Weeronline reported. The previous record was 17.4 degrees on 2 November 2014.
Monday's record is the 11th day-heat record broken so far this year. The previous one was on October 21. By 7:00 a.m., the temperature in De Bilt increased to 18.2 degrees, and it will increase further as the day continues.
Maximums on Monday will range between 16 degrees in the northwest and 19 degrees in the southeast, according to meteorological institute KNMI. The dry morning will give way to rain in the early afternoon, starting in the west and northwest and spreading to the east as they day continues.
Strong winds are expected in the northwest, and the KNMI issued a code yellow warning for Noord-Holland, the Wadden area, Friesland, and the IJsselmeergebied. Gusts could reach 90 kilometers per hour, the meteorological institute warned. The warning is in effect until late afternoon.