Heavy snow forecast for Latvia this week

  • 2014-11-19
  • From wire reports, RIGA

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Heavy snow is forecast for most of Latvia later this week, meteorologists says.

Snow will cover most of Latvia on Thursday night with temperatures expected to fall to minus four in some areas. 

According to meteorologists, snow cover will reach 6 centimeters to 8 centimeters on the night from Thursday to Friday. More snow is in the forecast for Saturday and, possibly, Sunday.

On Friday and Saturday, nighttime temperatures in Latvia will range from minus 4 degrees celsius in eastern regions to plus 1 degree in Kurzeme. By day, temperatures in eastern regions will be minus 1 to minus 2 degrees and plus 3 to plus 4 degrees in Kurzeme. Temperatures are forecast to increase a degree or two on Sunday, LETA reports.