Windy weather is likely to return to the Netherlands on Wednesday, with coastal provinces now under a Code Yellow weather advisory. Freezing temperatures are likely overnight headed into the weekend and next week, though daytime highs will remain closer to three degrees celsius, according to the KNMI.
Snowfall will cover a large portion of the Netherlands Sunday night, meteorologists at the KNMI say. All provinces are under a code yellow weather alert for snow and slippery conditions, except Noord and Zuid Holland, and Zeeland.
"Code yellow" weather warnings have been issued by Dutch weather analysts for the seventh day in a row, as extreme winds continue to cause unrest across the country.
Ten birds escaped from safari park Beekse Bergen after an aviary collapsed. Eight spoonbills and two hammer heads got away.
The slick roads warning for the center and east of the country has been withdrawn. Motorists should still be careful on local roads as they may still be slippery. According to the Traffic Information Service (VID), most of the slickness should disappear during the course of the morning.
About 15 houses next to the Albert Heijn XL in Tilburg were evacuated on Saturday when the roof threatened to collapse. This was possibly due to the weight of heavy snow, but there is a chance that it has something to do with recent renovation, said a spokesperson of Ahold.
It is very likely that it is going to snow on Saturday. Some places may even have to deal with a real snow layer. According to Weerplaza, the hills in Limburg may even get more than 20 centimeters of snow.
A 22 year old woman from Winkel was seriously injured on the A7 at Purmerend this morning. The woman was trying to warn motorists of slickness on the road when she was hit by a car.
Groningen had a white Christmas. A layer of snow fell in the northern province last night.
There is a big chance that it will snow on Saturday. According to the weather maps, the snowfall in the Northern Netherlands will be accompanied by strong winds.
Wind, clouds and drizzle will give way for sun, a few showers and much less wind during the Christmas days. The temperature will drop at the same time. On Saturday there is a chance of snow and storms.
The first snow of the season has fallen. On Tuesday night in the hills of Limburg. Some places were white with a thin layer of snow on the grass and the rooftops. This reports Weer.nl and MeteoGroup in Wageningen.
Two Dutch snowboarders had to spend Sunday night stranded on a cold mountain in the Austrian Alps.
Wind travelling from the east brought down temperatures in the northern part of the country over the weekend, leading to dustings of snow from the German border to the IJsselmeer. Cars were reportedly abandoned in parts of Groningen because of slippery roads and poor visibility.
It took a long wait, but the Netherlands is finally experiencing real winter weather.
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."
Winter weather will be blowing into the Netherlands this week. Weeronline.nl said today that the meteorological winter starts today and that temperature in the country will drop as of midweek,with a chance of snow on Friday.
With a maximum temperature of 4,3 degrees Celsius and a thin layer of snow in some places, this years Easter is colder than last Christmas, when temperatures were around 10 degrees above zero. Nevertheless, the ‘cold record’ of 1964’ Easter wasn’t broken. For that, Weather station De Bilt should have measured temperatures below 3,9 degrees.