Jun 22 '17 16:40

At 11:20 a.m. thermometers in Arcen, Limburg read 32.2 degrees Celsius, thereby making today the hottest June 22nd ever measured in the Netherlands. This is the 9th heat record broken in the country so far this year and the third one this month, according to Weeronline.

February 15th, March 30th and 31st, May 27th and 29th and June 15th and 21st also broke heat records. 

Today is exceptionally hot in the Netherlands, especially in the southeast with maximums ranging between 33 and 35 degrees. Some places may even hit 36 degrees Celsius.

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Mar 29 '17 10:55

Spring arrived in the Netherlands with temperatures topping 20 degrees for the first time this season on Tuesday. Around 2:30 p.m. it was 20.2 degrees Celsius in Eindhoven and 20.0 degrees in Arcen. The usual afternoon temperatures for late March is 11 to 12 degrees, Weeronline reports

For spring to officially arrive in the Netherlands, temperatures must reach 20 degrees at the national weather station De Bilt. Weeronline expects this to happen on Thursday. Normally the first warm day of spring in the Netherlands happens around mid April.

Feb 19 '15 08:36

The VVD Member of Parliament Mark Verheijen has taken a temporary leave of absence because of the controversy around him filing for thousands of euros of unjustified claims and criminal charges laid against him for bribery, NOS reports.

Nov 20 '14 14:12

In the North-Limburg town Arcen tourests can now rent a Google Glass which will show them the way to tourist attractions.

May 7 '14 16:35

Authorities have discovered the remains of Karim Fourkour and Fouad Bendella, two Moroccan men who disappeared eight years ago, buried in a grave in the wodded area of Arcen.

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