Posts tagged as weather

Three for the Weekend: Nature trails, Autumn cleanup, Flea market

Friday, October 23, 2020

While the weather is still nice and warm but the COVID-19 incidence rates are unfortunately going up, your best bet is going outside. Here are some tips to enjoy the weekend outdoors. In contrast to spring when most nature trails were closed due to the pandemic, they are open now. Many are enjoying Latvia’s golden autumn in Sigulda, but there are many more trails to explore. You can find sightseeing-worthy nature…

Water levels in Lithuania’s rivers ‘critically low’

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Despite rainy weather throughout July, water levels in Lithuania’s major rivers remain critically low, according to hydrologist Juozas Šimkus. “Water in both the Neris and the Nemunas are half a metre below the usual level for August,” Šimkus, of the Lithuanian Hydrometeorological Service, told BNS, adding that the situation in the country’s northern regions are somewhat better. Even though July saw more rainfall than usual, it mostly fell in several…

Check the weather! Popular Midsummer beliefs

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Midsummer is the peak of summer – daylight is as long as it gets. Latvians have long determined it to be an important time to observe weather and predict the harvest, autumn and winter weather. Today, of course, weather news are broadcast accurately by expert technologies. Latvian Television weather news editor Toms Bricis says popular beliefs are not at all helpful in forecasting – but you can always try! Popular beliefs:…

Weather to remain warm in Latvia at week’s end

Friday, January 17, 2020

At the end of the week the sky in Latvia will become clear and the sun will shine. No precipitation is expected. However, a low atmospheric pressure area will approach the country from the west during weekends, as reported by Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre. Meteorologists warn that drivers need to be cautious because visibility will be poor and roads may be slippery at night. Wind will draw in…

This week promises to be fairly warm in Latvia

Monday, December 9, 2019

This week promises to be fairly warm for the season, with just one brief chilly interlude on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, according to forecasters. On Monday, weekend storm conditions will abate slightly. There will be occasional sunshine all over the country, but there will also be episodes of rain, hailstorms and even possible thunderstorms in western Kurzeme region, forecasts show. Southwesterly winds will gust at 9-14 meters per second in land,…

A week of warm, but changing weather forecast for Latvia

Monday, August 19, 2019

Weather in Latvia this week is expected to be summer-like and warm, with rain expected on Thursday and Friday, according to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre. Monday is expected to be hot with temperatures reaching 27 to 29 degrees Celsius. Yet the air is predicted to turn cooler on Tuesday. On Wednesday, it could only reach between 18 and 21 degrees Celsius. In the end of the working…

Meteorologist: Rainy weather likely to last through end of August

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Despite recent reports to the contrary, meteorologist Jüri Kamenik says there are currently no signs indicating that a heatwave may yet come Estonia’s way this month. “There was talk a week ago that we can expect temperatures of 40 C in Estonia at the end of August,” Kamenik said during an appearance on ETV’s “Ringvaade” on Tuesday night. “But I checked, and not one source says that we can expect…

Weather forecast in Estonia: No rain on Midsummer Day

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The Estonian Weather Service forecasts mostly clear skies and temperatures between 16 and 23°C for Sunday, and occasional clouds and between 15 and 24°C for Monday. This means that very different from recent years, neither bad weather nor a sudden temperature drop are to be expected for Midsummer. Midsummer is a bit of a cliche in Estonia in that the forecast is typically for rain or at least fickle weather,…

Summer solstice week to be warm-to-hot in Latvia

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

As Latvia readies for the traditional summer solstice and Līgo festivities in the weekend, meteorologists expect the beginning of the week to be warm and sunny, whereas in the second half of the week, temperatures could rise and rain could set in. The Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre reported on Monday, June 17, that although the weather on Monday would be characterised by areas of rain throughout the territory…