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Weather warnings: Latvia

Awareness Reports - You can find detailed information about the warnings in the awareness reports issued for each area. Select the relevant area.

Kurzeme
Until 01.03.2021 22:59 CET
Flood (Yellow)
In last week of February warm air masses entered into Latvia, it cause intense snow melt and ice break up, started water level rise. Because of water level rise it is possible that lowest places inundation will start. Today and weekend water level rise will continue, in some smaller rivers water levels will stabilize and start drop down.

Kurzeme rivers, including Venta and Bārta ice break up will continue.
Lielupe basin rivers spring flood will become more intense - ice break up is expected and ice jams will occur in places.
Water levels in short term will continue to rise in both Latgale and Vidzeme rivers, locally ice break up is possible, but due to air temperature drop down, water level rise intensity will lower. BE AWARE of areas that are subject to flooding. The public are advised to be cautious when driving or walking in endangered areas  
Vidzeme
Until 28.02.2021 22:59 CET
Flood (Yellow)
Ice break up and movement started Ogre near Ogre city on 26 of Febuary at 15.30. Water level rised up for ~ 0,5 m. On 27 th of February at 18.00 water level is 82 cm above station "0" or 20,88 m LAS.
Due to ice break up water level rise will continue. It is possible that lower places will be inundated. BE AWARE of areas that are subject to flooding. The public are advised to be cautious when driving or walking in endangered areas  
Zemgale
Until 01.03.2021 22:59 CET
Flood (Yellow)
In last week of February warm air masses entered into Latvia, it cause intense snow melt and ice break up, started water level rise. Because of water level rise it is possible that lowest places inundation will start. Today and weekend water level rise will continue, in some smaller rivers water levels will stabilize and start drop down.

Kurzeme rivers, including Venta and Bārta ice break up will continue.
Lielupe basin rivers spring flood will become more intense - ice break up is expected and ice jams will occur in places.
Water levels in short term will continue to rise in both Latgale and Vidzeme rivers, locally ice break up is possible, but due to air temperature drop down, water level rise intensity will lower. BE AWARE of areas that are subject to flooding. The public are advised to be cautious when driving or walking in endangered areas  
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