Visitors to beaches in Ameland and Schiermonnikoog were advised to get somewhere safe at 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning after multiple waterspouts were spotted over the Wadden Sea. Several hundred meters high, onlookers tweeted spectacular photos of the spouts whirling into the sky.
Tonight, The Netherlands will play Australia as their second game in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The match will be played in Porto Allegre where the weather is reportedly perfect and the Oranje fans are already gathering. Kick-off is at 6 p.m. Amsterdam time.
Professor Guus Pemen of the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) believes Pinkpop has been careless with people's lives, and that the organizers were lucky more than prepared that the incident worked out positively. The professor wonders why Pinkpop neglected signs of Monday's heavy storm.
At least five people died in western Germany Monday night in severe thunderstorms that delivered high winds, rain and lightening. Three people were killed in Dusseldorf after an uprooted tree crashed down on the shed where they were hiding
Meteorologists in the Netherlands issued a Code Orange weather warning Monday afternoon affecting Gelderland, Limburg, Noord-Brabant and Zeeland. Storms predicted Monday night could include wind speeds over 100 km/h, according to the KNMI, the country’s national meteorological institute. Thunderstorms, excessive rain and hail are all possible.
Residents across Brabant awoke Monday morning to severe storms accompanied by whirlwinds, lightening and hail which combined to cause damage across the region. Nobody was injured from Monday’s troublesome weather.
The Pentecost weekend is going to be very warm in The Netherlands, with tropical weather expected by Weerplaza. Saturday as well as Monday, the temperatures will rise to above 30 degrees.
The weather predictions for the Pinksteren (Whitsunday) days could run up to 30 degrees. The warm weather may make its welcome return to the Netherlands towards Friday.
Thursday was the coldest May 29th on record, with temperatures at the country’s meteorological headquarters in De Bilt, Utrecht never surpassing 12.0 degrees Celsius. The mercury did not rise higher than 12.3 degrees in 1983, the previous record for lowest high temperature, according to the Telegraaf newspaper.
The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) has issued a code yellow weather warning for much of the country, in relation to dangerous weather. According to the institute, the afternoon could bring thunder, wind gusts and heavy rain on the East, South and Middle and West from later on in the afternoon.
The Netherlands Royal Meteorological Institute (KNMI) is warning for dangerous weather later in the afternoon. Thunder storms could spread over the entire country, and there could also be hail. The KNMI is therefore issuing a code yellow (possible dangerous weather) for the entire country.
Weather in the Netherlands may reach Summer temperatures after the weekend, weather services predict. Nights will still be frosty, however. Tuesday and Wednesday might be around 25 degrees, the Royal Meteorological Institute (KNMI) predicts.
The last winter in the Netherlands was the second warmest winter since temperatures started being recorded in 1901. According to WeerOnline.nl, the average temperature was 6 degrees, whereas 3.4 degrees is normal.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte lit the Liberation Flame in Assen, marking the official start to the Liberation Day festivities in the Netherlands.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The ANWB has warned drivers this morning that there is heavy fog throughout most of the country. Traffic could be affected.
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.