Red alert: extreme heat in Latvia

On Tuesday, due to heat, a red alert will be in force in the western and central part of Latvia, according to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center.

No rainfall is expected. A slow to moderate southeast wind will blow.

Maximum air temperature +28 C to +33 C, cooler on the coast in Kurzeme. The hottest weather will be in the wet of Kurzeme, in Zemgale and Rīga.

Yesterday, August 15, a new maximum temperature record for a given date was set in many places. The hottest weather was in Pāvilosta, where the temperature reached 32.1 degrees.

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