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Koningsdag
Apr 25 '14 17:02

The weather for Saturday's celebration of King's Day is predicted to be mild, with temperatures of 17 to 21 degrees. During the day, it might become cloudy during the day and the afternoon and evening may be interrupted with a few showers.

El Nino
Apr 10 '14 07:59

A new El Niño could be on the way, causing worldwide changes in the weather pattern. It is expected that the water in the Pacific Ocean will warm up quickly in the coming months, which will bring about a noticeable effect, meteorologists announce.

Lightning_in_Arlington
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.

Ricardo Martinelli
Apr 7 '14 08:22

Two Dutch women went missing in Panama last week. President Ricardo Martinelli has emphasized that the country is doing everything to find them. During a press conference on Sunday, Martinelli thanked the Dutch embassy "for the confidence" during the search party, De Telegraaf reports.

Fingerprint
Apr 3 '14 10:00

Weather in The Netherlands has been relatively nice over the last few days, but the air is at the moment dirty and unhealthy. Weeronline.nl announced on Wednesday that a combination of atmospheric particulate matter, birch pollen an dust from the Sahara is hanging in the air.

Mar 31 '14 10:44

The usually popular theme park, the Efteling, has experienced a drop in visitors for the first time in seven years. Despite the pleasant weather, fewer people took to the fairy-tale park.

Terras
Mar 20 '14 12:46

The astronomical March equinox, or Spring, will start on Thursday at 5:57 p.m. And it's starting warm, or what the Dutch like to call it: 'terrasweer', or terrace weather.

Spring
Mar 19 '14 08:51

Voters in the last municipal council elections were exposed to cold, grey, wet and sometimes even stormy weather. This Wednesday, however, promises clear skies and mild weather. Even better, this election day will be the most beautiful since the municipal council elections of 1990, weather stations announce.

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.

Mar 10 '14 17:43

For the third day on row the warmth record is broken, according to the Bilt meteorological service. With 16 'C on Saturday, 19.5 'C on Sunday, and 17,9 'C today around 14:30, it hasn't been this warm since 1997.

Mar 3 '14 06:46

Eight people became stranded on a sandbank on Sunday. They were saved when the Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM) came into action.

Carnaval
Feb 27 '14 07:57

After a mild winter, the upcoming carnival weekend is going to be colder.

Storm clouds
Feb 17 '14 08:05

Following a heavy storm on Friday night, nine roofs were torn off homes in the Acaciastraat in Breda.

Jan 27 '14 05:30

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.

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."

resample_image
Jan 6 '14 15:10

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

Stormy Amsterdam
Dec 30 '13 11:31

Netherlands residents can expect a rainy New Year's Eve, with the skies clearing up at just about midnight.

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 25 '13 16:14

The Wintercircus Amsterdam group thanked the city's public transportation company for saving their performance venue with hundreds of free tickets for the company's staff, and their family and friends. The GVB provided a bus which served as a wind shelter, and successfully protected the circus' tent during the wind storm this week.

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.

Dec 11 '13 17:32

A 14-year-old girl cycling home from school yesterday was shaken up yesterday when she biked into a hidden sinkhole. One witness at the scene pulled the girl, Sarah, out before she was harmed.

Dec 6 '13 12:24

High winds, sleet, hail, rain and lightening teemed down on the Netherlands throughout the afternoon yesterday, as hundreds of grown men around the country dressed up as Sinterklaas to hand out gifts to children.

Zeeland
Dec 6 '13 11:02

The water level of the dikes in Zeeland reached 3.99 meters above sea level, the highest level since the great storm of 1953.

Dec 6 '13 10:43

A number of streets in the North Island in Rotterdam have been flooded. In some streets, the water is up to knee height.

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