Thick layer of snow in northern Latvia

The deepest snow, as recorded by meteorological observation stations is in Sigulda on Monday morning with 26 centimeters (cm), according to data from the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre (LVĢMC).

On the other hand, the strongest snowfall in the last few hours has been observed in Priekuļi, Cēsis municipality, where the thickness of the snow layer increased from 9 cm at three in the night to 19 cm at six in the morning.

In Ogresgals the layer of snow is at 23 cm and at Vičaki at 22.

On Monday morning, clouds from the Gulf of Riga carry intense snow to some places in Vidzeme. Both in Vidzeme and in Latgale LVĢMC has issued a yellow alert for heavy snowfall - the thickness of the snow layer will increase by 5-7 cm, the roads will be slippery and the visibility will deteriorate to 500-1000 meters.

 

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