Orange alert for strong winds in force in Latvia

On Thursday October 21 evening, the wind will again rise in Latvia and the orange alert for dangerous weather conditions will be in force, according to weatherman Toms Bricis.

Wednesday night the wind already reached 20-23 meters per second in Kurzeme and Vidzeme. As of Thursday morning it has subsided but will rise again in the afternoon. In Kurzeme and Vidzeme on the coast it might reach 25 to 28 m/s.

Trees and branches can fall, traffic and power supply can be disrupted.

With the wind, warm air has arrived, ranging between +12 C and +16 C Thursday. 

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