KNMI

Weather
May 26 '14 10:06

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) has issued a code yellow weather warning for much of the country, in relation to dangerous weather. According to the institute, the afternoon could bring thunder, wind gusts and heavy rain on the East, South and Middle and West from later on in the afternoon.

May 20 '14 11:02

The Netherlands Royal Meteorological Institute (KNMI) is warning for dangerous weather later in the afternoon. Thunder storms could spread over the entire country, and there could also be hail. The KNMI is therefore issuing a code yellow (possible dangerous weather) for the entire country.

Terras
May 16 '14 10:49

Weather in the Netherlands may reach Summer temperatures after the weekend, weather services predict. Nights will still be frosty, however. Tuesday and Wednesday might be around 25 degrees, the Royal Meteorological Institute (KNMI) predicts.

Liberation Day
May 5 '14 15:23

Prime Minister Mark Rutte lit the Liberation Flame in Assen, marking the official start to the Liberation Day festivities in the Netherlands.

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Apr 7 '14 13:41

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) issues a code yellow warning for Monday, with a risk of "dangerous weather." Heavy thunder with hail and strong winds will chase the mild weather of the season away in the afternoon.

Mar 14 '14 08:45

The ANWB has warned drivers this morning that there is heavy fog throughout most of the country. Traffic could be affected.

Feb 13 '14 13:48

Groningen was startled by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 on the Richter scale, in the night from Wednesday on Thursday, at 03:13 in the morning. The epicenter was in Leermens, close to Loppersum, but the quake was strong enough to be felt in the city of Groningen.

Seismograph
Feb 13 '14 06:40

Groningen experienced another earthquake on Wednesday night. According to the KNMI, it registered a 3.0 on the Richter scale, and happened at 3.13 a.m.

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Feb 12 '14 14:25

The KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) issued a "code yellow" for the coastal provinces and Limburg, due to increasing winds from the South with gusts around 80 km/h. Wednesday afternoon and evening a gusty wind will make landfall with force 9 gusts in the Northwest, according to Weerplaza.

Seismograph
Feb 6 '14 08:25

Residents in Drenthe experienced a small earthquake Wednesday evening around 10:30 pm.

Feb 5 '14 07:35

This week, the province of Groningen felt what was thought to be another earthquake, but this was tuesday evening confirmed more likely to be a sonic boom.

Feb 3 '14 10:31

A minor earthquake occurred this morning in Loppersum, a town in Groningen, news agency ANP reports.

Jan 8 '14 12:13

The first snowflakes of 2014 could fall as early as Monday with winds from the northeast and the east predicted to bring colder weather across the Netherlands. Weeronline.nl says there is "a realistic chance of snow."

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Jan 6 '14 15:10

Monday January 6th is well on its way to break the record of warmest January 6th ever.

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Dec 31 '13 12:09

The round-up of some of this year’s most noteworthy events and news stories.

Dec 27 '13 12:37

The Code Yellow storm predicted by meteorologists for Friday missed most of the country, but still thrashed the Zeeland coast with high winds. Gales of up to 93 km/h (58 mph) hit the southern seaside province earlier today.

Dec 26 '13 13:16

There is a good chance of storm on the Wadden Islands tomorrow morning, reported weeronline.nl. If force 9 winds are measured, it will be the fourth storm since October 28. There have not been this many storms in one year since 2002.

Dec 24 '13 10:43

Strong winds battered the coasts of the Netherlands early this morning marking the third major storm to hit the country this year. French newspaper Le Figaro is reporting that a Russian seaman was swept overboard on a ship operated by Dutch firm Wagenborg and has not been found.

Christmas
Dec 23 '13 04:31

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) issued a "code yellow" for the coastal provinces for the next few days, because there is a chance of showers with heavy wind gusts. The KNMI anticipates stormy weather with force 8 winds.

Dec 7 '13 04:30

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features the storm on 'pakjesavond', an "innocent" kiss that put Onno Hoes in the spotlight, KLM's ongoing fight to reach an agreement with its union, and new threats against "pig" Wilders.

Dec 5 '13 19:40

First responders were sent out on over 1,000 storm damage calls around the Netherlands between 6:00 and 16:30, according to Alarmeringen.nl.

Groningen Chaos
Dec 5 '13 15:19

People flooded into Groningen Centraal station this afternoon following the announcement by the NS and Arriva that all trains north of the Amsterdam-Zwolle line would be cancelled today. Hundreds of people reportedly lined up outdoors to try and jam their way into the buses still in operation.

An NS train waiting on the tracks (Photo: TahR78/Wikipedia)
Dec 5 '13 14:38

The NS announced the cancellation of all trains north of the Amsterdam-Zwolle line beginning at 14:00 today. The Arriva train service running in the northern Netherlands has also been suspended.

Dec 5 '13 12:29

The KNMI has issued a Code Red weather warning for people living in the north of the Netherlands.

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