As the calendar inches towards the close of November, Latvia braces for a significant drop in temperatures, particularly in the region of Latgale, with the mercury expected to plunge to -11 to -16 degrees Celsius on Wednesday night. The imminent weather shift is attributed to the dispersing clouds, which will allow the chilling winds to sweep through the region.
Anticipated Weather Conditions
Under the cloak of the cloudy skies, the temperatures are expected to cool to -4 to -9 degrees Celsius. Certain regions are also likely to witness additional snowfall, adding to the winter wonderland aura. Fog and frost are also predicted to develop in certain areas, further intensifying the cold snap. The weather will be accompanied by a gentle south, southeast wind.
Daytime Weather Shift
During the day, the sun will make its appearance, but in the afternoon, a wide precipitation zone will begin to cross Latvia from the southeast. This shift is expected to bring heavy snowfall and slight blizzards in some parts of Latgale, transforming the region into a picturesque snowy landscape. The wind will remain gentle, turning to moderate north, northeast wind in Latgale. Afternoon temperatures will hover between -2 to -7 degrees Celsius.
Riga's Weather Forecast
In Riga, the penultimate day of November is forecasted to be marked by variable cloudiness, with snow beginning to fall in the evening. A gentle southeast wind will shift to a north wind in the evening, bringing with it a drop in nighttime temperatures to -7 degrees Celsius. Daytime temperatures are estimated to linger around -4 degrees Celsius.
This cold snap that Latvia is preparing for is not an isolated event but is part of a broader weather pattern affecting various parts of Europe. As citizens bundle up and adapt to the dropping temperatures, this serves as a reminder of the ever-changing dynamics of our planet's weather systems and the need for us to stay resilient and prepared.