Kurzeme sees most snow Tuesday

On Tuesday morning, the thickest snow layer was formed in Kurzeme, according to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center (LVĢMC).

From where LVĢMC is taking measurements, the deepest snow this morning at 9:00 was 11 centimeters in Talsi municipality Stende, while a nine-centimetre thick layer of snow had formed in Saldus in the early hours of the morning. Elsewhere in official weather watch stations, the snow cover has been thinner.

Residents from several locations in Kurzeme report as much as a 15-20 centimeter thick layer of snow.

Forecasts show that snow will melt throughout Latvia during the day as temperatures rise a few degrees above zero, while frost is expected the next night, even as low as -5 degrees.

Temperatures will continue to rise in the second half of the week. Spring warmth will return for the weekend.

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