Hot week ahead across Latvia

A hot week is ahead of Latvia but temperatures will plunge starting Sunday.

Tuesday is expected to be sunny at +18 Celsius to +22C and +13 to +17C along the coast. Rīga will be sunny with temperatures of up to +20C and a slight wind reaching speeds of 10 m/s.

Similarly dry and sunny weather is to persist through Thursday, while temperatures are to reach +26C on Friday to Saturday, when thunderstorms are likely occur as well, according to Global Forecast System forecasts. 

Nights are to remain rather cold throughout the week due to the clear skies, barring Friday to Saturday. While Wednesday is expected to be particularly windy with fire hazards across the country. As ever, the State Fire and Rescue Service is urging members of the public to be careful with naked flames.

Temperatures are expected to plunge starting Sunday and fall to below zero in early May.

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