This December may well be the warmest December since temperature measurements started in the Netherlands in 1901. Thursday was the warmest December 17th in Dutch history and the mild weather will continue, according to Weeronline.
The autumn storm that raged over the Netherlands on Sunday, brought strong winds with it that reached speeds of between 100 and 120 kilometers per hour at its peak on Sunday night. The storm prompted the KNMI to issue a code orange warning for extreme weather conditions for Noord-Holland and the northern provinces.
A code yellow warning for slick, icy roads is currently in effect for all of the Netherlands. Traffic association ANWB warns motorists to drive carefully, though does not expect the slick roads to have an effect on the morning rush hour. The KNMI expects the slickness to be gone around 10:00 a.m.
The mild autumn weather in the Netherlands is taking a turn towards cold this weekend. Weeronline expects the ambient temperatures to drop towards freezing on Saturday and Sunday, due to wind chill, and Limburg might even see some wet snow.
Fire departments across the Netherlands are under pressure with all the reports of damage caused by the massive storm that hit the country in the early hours of Wednesday morning. At one point the KNMI scaled the weather warning for strong winds up to orange.
A code yellow weather warning for strong winds throughout the Netherlands was issued for Tuesday evening. The warning takes affect at 6:00 p.m. and will remain in effect for 12 hours.
Strong winds and autumn thunderstorms will be hitting the Netherlands on Friday afternoon. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute issued a code yellow weather warning for gusts up to 100 kilometers per hour.
A code yellow weather warning has been issued for the northern parts of the country for Tuesday morning. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, the KNMI, warns that visibility may be reduced to 100 meters in some places. As of 7:45 a.m. there were 400 kilometers of traffic jams across the country, much of them in the Randstad, Noord-Brabant and Gelderland, according to ANWB.
A code yellow weather warning for dense fog has been issued for all of the Netherlands. In some places the visibility may be less than 100 meters and motorists are urged to drive carefully.
A code yellow weather alert was issued for much of the Netherlands on Sunday morning as fog blanketed the country. The alert was scheduled for 8am to 11am, the national meteorological agency KNMI stated.
The much anticipated Orionid meteor shower that is to dazzle star gazers over the following few nights, is going to be dulled to perhaps nothing due to the expected cloud cover heading for the Netherlands.
People in the Netherlands who use the roadways to get to work can expect a more challenging commute than normal, as dense fog is expected to blanket a good portion of the country. The provinces of Noord- and Zuid-Holland, Friesland and Gelderland are all covered by a code yellow weather warning issued by the Dutch meteorological agency KNMI.
A second earthquake shook the Netherlands last night, this time in the town of Emmen. The earthquake happened just after 11:30 p.m., with a resident telling RTV Drenthe that he heard a loud bang.
The strongest earthquake of the year struck the Groningen province at 6:05 p.m. on Wednesday, according to Dutch meteorological agency KNMI. The earthquake measured 3.1 on the Richter Scale, with an epicentre near Hellum, about 20 kilometers east of the city of Groningnen.
The Netherlands can expect rainy weather this week, starting with a code yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and strong winds on Monday afternoon.
The code orange weather warning for extremely dangerous weather has been lifted after the severe storms that hit parts of the Netherlands on Sunday night. The storms were accompanied by thunder, lightning, hail and strong winds and resulted in flooding, traffic problems and even a few fires.
The Netherlands can expect more bad weather for the next two days. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, the KNMI, has issued a code yellow weather warning for thunderstorms for Wednesday night.
A tornado caused a large amount of damage in Wieringerwerf, Noord-Holland on Monday night. Three farms fell victim to the tornado, with barns and sheds taking the brunt of the damage. Trees were torn from the ground and roof tiles and branches rained from the air. No one was injured.
The Netherlands is experiencing some gloomy weather after a warm, sunny weekend. Today started cloudy in most places in the country, and will remain so throughout the day. Afternoon temperatures are expected to be between 20 and 23 degrees.
The storms that moved from the southwest of the Netherlands northwards during the course of Thursday night, brought a massive 43 thousand lighting strikes with it. Some places got between 30 and 50 mm of rain. The storms caused problems with train traffic and car traffic and the fire department had to respond to 140 reports of flooding.
Today may well be the sixth tropical day in the Netherlands this summer, if afternoon temperatures in De Bilt reach 30 degrees. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute expects sunny skies and warm temperatures of between 25 and 31 degrees all through in the Netherlands.
Cloudless skies and warm days are expected for the rest of the week, according to the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute.
The Netherlands will soon have some summer weather again. This weekend will be dry and sunny, with afternoon temperatures ranging from the low to mid 20's, according to the KNMI.
The weather warning initially issued for Saturday was upgraded to a code red alert for hard winds holding at up to 110 km/h on the western coast of the Netherlands. The extra caution covers Zeeland and Zuid-Holland beginning at 11 a.m., and Noord-Holland from noon, according to the government meteorological agency KNMI.