Temperatures to hit plus 30 in Latvia over weekend

  • 2014-07-23
  • From wire reports, RIGA

Temperatures this weekend will reach 32 degrees celsius in some areas of Latvia.

Friday temperatures could rise to 29 degrees celsius, with the hottest temperatures expected in eastern regions.

Saturday is expected to be even hotter, with temperatures at 22 degrees celsius in the morning, and reaching 31 degrees celsius in eastern regions later in the day. The coolest temperatures will be coastal Kurzeme - around 26 degrees celsius. Riga could record 29 degrees Celsius,  the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center reports.

Weather experts say Sunday will be the hottest day, where temperatures could rise to 32 degrees Celsius in some areas, and are expected to hit 30 degrees Celsius throughout the country.

In Tallinn, Estonia, temperatures could rise to 28 degrees in Tallinn. Night time temperatures will be around 18 degrees. Tartu, Estonia's second largest city, will see temperatures rising to 29 degrees during the day.

Vilnius will experience similar temperatures, rising to 28 degree's at some points.