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    Latvia got its first snowfall of the season last weekend

    RIGA, Oct 7 (LETA) - Latvia got its first snowfall of the season last weekend.

    According to eyewitness reports and data from weather stations, there was a brief snowfall in Aluksne and elsewhere in northern Kurzeme on Saturday, October 5.

    It was snowing in most of Latvia on Sunday morning and during the day. Mersrags and Jurmala saw the most snow.

    Liepaja saw its first snowfall of the season on the morning of October 7, which is the city's earliest snowfall on record.

    Last year, the first snowfall of the season was registered on October 24, while in 2017 - on October 25.

    According to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center, the earliest snowfall in Latvia was recorded in 1969, when the first snowfall of the season occurred on September 19.

    • Published: 07.10.2019 11:21
    • Jānis Trallis, LETA
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