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Code yellow in the Netherlands: a thunderstorm is on its way

Wait, what?! Yes, you’ve read right. It might be all sunny and blue skies right now, but later in the day there’s a thunderstorm incoming.

Ugh, and we’re here with our sunglasses on. The bad weather is sweeping over from the British Isles towards the lowlands, says Buienradar.

Code yellow for the North-East

From early noon onwards, clouds will begin building up over the North-Eastern part of the Netherlands. Here, rain and strong winds of up to 70 km/h can be expected.

Phew, that’s pretty strong! This is why a code yellow has been issued for the North-East of the country. (Meaning: stay inside and try to avoid being swept off your fiets by a strong gust of wind!)

Temperatures here will be around the 17-degree mark. In the South-East of the country, it’s a bit warmer and temperatures can reach up to 20 degrees. ☀️

Let op: The code yellow warning does not apply to the regions Friesland, Groningen, Drenthe, and the Wadden Islands, says RTL Nieuws.

Things will calm down in the evening

After a stormy afternoon, the winds and rain will start to ease up towards the evening. It can get misty on the coast tho — and pretty cold.

Temperatures at night might even drop to 5 degrees. 🌡

How are you gonna avoid this incoming thunderstorm? Tell us in the comments!

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Cara Räker 🇩🇪
Cara Räker 🇩🇪
Cara moved to the Netherlands at fifteen and she is here to stay! After all, there is so much to love about it, except maybe the bread (as every German will tell you). Next to finishing up her bachelor's degree in European politics (dry), Cara loves to do yoga, swim, and cook delicious veggie food.


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