Northern Netherlands

Heavy rains cause the roof of a car dealer in Assen to collapse, 13 May 2018
May 14 '18 07:39

Heavy rains caused many problems in large parts of northern Netherlands on Sunday night. On Twitter local residents complained about flooded streets and buildings, and even water streaming out of the toilet.

Drenthe saw a total of 63 millimeters of rain on Sunday evening, RTL Nieuws reports. Usually the whole Netherlands gets 61 millimeters of rain in the entire month of May. 

Northern lights
May 8 '18 13:10

People wanting to see the northern lights usually have to go to Northern Europe, but this week this beautiful natural phenomenon is also visible above the northern parts of the Netherlands, RTL Nieuws reports.

The northern lights are hard to see with the naked eye, but show up beautifully on long exposure photos. In the Netherlands the northern lights are only visible a few days per year. The phenomenon is caused by solar wind - bursts of plasma clouds on the sun. 

Police officers on the street
Jan 25 '17 14:15

The criminal underworld is increasingly mixing with daily life in the northern provinces of the Netherlands, Mayor Peter den Oudsten of Groningen, deputy chief prosecutor for northern Netherlands Gert Veurink and northern Tax office director Cor Zoontjies warn in Dagblad van het Noorden on Wednesday. 

Friesland, Drenthe, Groningen's campaign to bring a Tesla factory to the northern Netherlands
Jan 11 '17 12:05

Drenthe, Friesland and Groningen launched a global campaign to bring a massive Tesla factory to north Netherlands. "Hi Tesla. We are Top Dutch", the

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Jun 12 '15 14:15

The massive power outage on March 27th that affected a large part of northern Netherlands, including Schiphol airport, was caused by a combination of two factors, one of them an employee error, grid administrator TenneT announced on Friday.

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Feb 9 '15 17:56

Holiday flyer Arke is starting to fly with one of its Dreamliners the route between Eindhoven and Antilles in November. It is the first time a regional airport is an intercontinental connection line in the Netherlands.

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