Sigulda in central Latvia is renowned for its beautiful landscapes, but nature's attractions turned nasty June 20 with hurricane-force winds, torrential rain and hailstones leaving a trail of destruction in their path.
Weather forecasters have put a dampener on summer spirits this week, saying that it will in general be a wet few days across Latvia.
After a weekend of glorious sunshine across the whole of Latvia, the working week gets under way in less spectacular fashion with the promise of cooler temperatures at the start of June, according to LSM weather-watcher Toms Bricis.
The weather has a surprise in store for us in Latvia this week - it will be completely normal for this time of year.
Finally, after what seems like years of telling you each Monday mornign that the week's weather in Latvia will be cold with snow, we can change the record: a possible heatwave is approaching!
On the morning of May 11, the national cold record fell in Latvia, according to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
If you thought you had seen the last of snow and felt the final freezing temperatures until next winter, think again.
This week will be dry with close to freezing temperatures in the mornings but relatively warm daytime temperatures.
Many places in Latvia enjoyed a "white easter" this year with snowfall across a large part of the country.
The coming weekend's Easter celebrations could be quite snowy, forecasters predict.
The afternoon of April 2 saw temperatures in Latvia top 20 degrees Celsius (68 Fahrenheit) for the first time this year in the south-eastern city of Daugavpils - and significantly earlier than is usual, according to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center (LVĢMC).
Changeable weather will be prevalent in Latvia over the next few days with freeze and snow replaced by temperatures of up to +18C, reports LSM's weather man Toms Bricis.
Latvia is in for another chilly working week, but there will be sunshine along the way and the promise of warmer weather next weekend.
The first half of the week will be cloudy and wet in Latvia; however the latter half is expected to be sunnier, reports LSM's weatherman Toms Bricis.
This week the weather in Latvia will become warmer but winds will gain in force and it'll often be raining, say forecasts.
Since last Sunday, the water level in the River Daugava in Plavinas has dropped by 33 centimeters, slipping below the critical 11-meter flood-mark, according to the latest information from the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center.
The weather will be snowy in Latvia early this week but warmer temperatures characteristic of spring are to return in the latter half of the week, say forecasts.
Winter has proven to be more tenacious than expected with fresh snow flurries in recent days giving a few hours of bonus recreation to skiers and snowball fighters, but according to our resident weatherman Toms Bricis it's all likely to melt in the near future.
The work week will see changeable weather with snow giving way to rain and vice versa, but the weekend is set to be dry and sunny, reported LSM's weatherman Toms Bricis.
On Tuesday afternoon the air temperature in Rūjiena (northern Latvia) rose to +6.7C, meaning it's the warmest February 14 on record.
After a cold spell, this week will see the arrival of slightly warmer weather--which means spring is around the corner.
This weekend will be cloudy and warmer than recent days, while next week could give us an early taste of spring weather, according to LSM's weatherman Toms Bricis.
After what might have been two weeks of true Riga noir, a mysterious, shiny golden sphere rose over the Baltic capital.
While global warming has the potential to cause unprecedented suffering, famine, species extinction, water wars and assorted other headaches across large swathes of the world, it also offers economic opportunities for Latvia, according to LSM's resident weatherman, Toms Bricis.
Weather forecasters have done a quick U-turn and switched their previous prediction of a warm start to February with quite the opposite.
An unexceptional weekend is in store weather-wise, with a general thaw continuing and occasional patches of ice amid the slush making driving dangerous.
It'll be warm and wet in Latvia this week, with freezing temperatures occasionally interrupting the thaw.
Winter sports fans should make the most of the next few days with forecasters warning that temperatures will soon rise, snow will melt - and spring could even begin by the end of the month.
This week will see snow melt in parts of Latvia but Latvia's east will still be freezing. Snowstorms are forecast for the latter half of the week as well, reported LSM's weather man Toms Bricis.