Meteorological institute KNMI warns of thunderstorms in the Netherlands on Monday. A code yellow weather warning was issued for the entire country. The north-western parts of the country can expect thunderstorms this morning. From this afternoon more storms will enter the country from the south, according to the KNMI.
The Netherlands had its first tropical day of the year on Wednesday with temperatures above 30 degrees in several places. In Hoek van Holland and Ell, Limburg the maximum climbed to 31 degrees Celsius, the highest temperature measured at a KNMI weather station on May 17th ever, according to Weeronline.
This winter was much milder, sunnier and with fewer rainfalls than previous winters, meteorological institute KNMI said on Tuesday, the last day of meteorological winter. December and February were particularly mild. The KNMI considers January cold due to a few days with mild to moderate frost, NU.nl reports.
The average temperatures for December, January and February was 3.8 degrees. The average for the period 1981 to 2010 is 3.4 degrees.
Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow weather warning of icy, slick roads caused by the snowfall overnight. All provinces except the coastal ones are affected.
Motorists are warned that to adjust their driving behavior - slow down and keep a safe following distance. Keep a close eye on weather and traffic reports. The slickness should dissipate during the course of the morning. The southeast and eastern parts of the country will experience it the longest.
Snow, storms and heavy winds are heading towards the Netherlands tonight and tomorrow, Weeronline predicts. Some inland areas including the Veluwe, the Sallandse Heuvelrug, the Limgburg Heuvels, Twente and Achterhoek may even get 5 to 10 centimeters of snow tonight.
The KNMI issued a code yellow weather warning for all provinces except the coastal ones. The meteorological institute warns that snow could cause icy, slick roads. "All traffic participants can experience hindrance. Adjust your driving behavior. Follow weather reports and warnings", the institute warns.
The Netherlands can expect a cold and rainy day on Thursday, according to meteorological institute KNMI. The southern half of the country may even see between 10 and 20 mm of rain. During the course of the night, the rain is expected to turn into snow.
According to the meteorological institute, the morning will start out cloudy with scattered showers. The cloud cover and rain will increase during the course of the day. Tonight the center, east and south of the country can expect enough snow to at least emporarily cover the ground. Maximum temperatures will be around 7 degrees.
Friday is turning out to be a cold day for the Netherlands, with afternoon temperatures expected to range between freezing and -2 degrees. Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow weather warning, warning motorists to be careful of slick, icy roads across the country.
The icy weather will continue on through Saturday. The western parts of the country will have some snow on Friday night, and it will spread to the eastern parts of the country during the night. The conditions on the roads is expected to be worse on Saturday morning.
This month was the coldest November the Netherlands had since 1998. The average temperature for November, measured at De Bilt, came down to 5.5 degrees. On 12 days the minimum temperature dropped below zero, according to meteorological institute KNMI.
The hottest it was this month was in Westdorpe in Zeeland, where the maximum temperature was 15.2 dgerees on November 1st. Despite the low temperatures, this November was quite sunny. There was about 85 hours of sunshine, compared to the November average of around 63 hours.
Motorists on Dutch roads should be careful of icy roads on Wednesday morning, espeacially in the western parts of the country. A supply of relatively moist air from the sea is now frozen on the ground, Weeronline warns. Bridges and overpasses may be especially slippery.
Dutch motorists can expect a busy and difficult rush hour this morning due to thick fog in most of the country. Meteorological institute KNMI warns that visitibility may be down to 200 meters in some places.
A code yellow fog warning is currently in effect for all of the Netherlands except the three norther provinces and the Wadden islands. The fog should dissipate during the course of the morning.
Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow weather warning for thunderstorms expected to hit the Netherlands on Tuesday afternoon.
Thick fog banks may cause extra traffic problems during morning rush hour on Monday. Meteorological Institute KNMI warns that visibility may be reduced to less than 200 meters in some places.
Thick fog in the province of Utrecht and eastern parts of Zuid-Holland may case traffic problems on Friday morning. In some places visibility is less than 200 meters, according to meteorological institute KNMI.
Despite reasonably warm temperatures, the Netherlands had a statistically poor summer, according to meteorological institute KNMI. The country had far fewer sunny days than average and it rained almost every day.
Sunshine and warm days lie ahead for the Netherlands this week, according to meteorological institute KNMI. Afternoon temperatures will be around 22 degrees and my reach up to 24 degrees on Thursday and Friday.
Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for persistent heat in Noord-Brabant, Limburg, Gelderland and Overijssel, where temperatures up to 35 degrees Celsius can be expected on Wednesday. The rest of the country can also expect a tropically warm day with temperatures above 30 degrees.
The Netherlands can expect a difficult rush hour on Thursday morning due to rain and flooded roads. Meteorological institute issued a code yellow storm warning for the entire country.
The eastern parts of the Netherlands can expect more storms on Monday afternoon. Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for Overijssel, Gelderland, Noord Brabant and Limburg, effective between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
The heavy rainfalls of the past days put a dike in the German city of Hamminkeln, just across the border from Zevenaar, under so much pressure that it could break at any moment. If the dike in the Issel river is breached it would flood the A3 highway making traffic between Arnhem and Oberhausen impossible
Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for thunderstorms in the Netherlands for the sixth day in a row on Thursday. The storms are expected to hit the eastern parts of the country during the afternoon and evening.
On Wednesday morning fog is reducing visibility in some areas of the Netherlands. A code yellow warning is currently in effect in Zeeland, Noord-Brabant and Zuid-Holland. According to the KNMI, fog banks are reducing visibility to less than 200 meters. The fog should clear up during the course of the morning.
Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow weather warning for severe storms in most of the Netherlands on Monday. The storms may be accompanied by hail, rain and strong winds, according to the institute.
Large parts of the Netherlands can expect a foggy rush hour this morning. Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for low visibility due to fog and fog banks.
Those enjoying the current nice weather in the Netherlands should make the most of it this week. Cold, wintry weather is expected for the weekend, according to Weeronline.