Code RED issued for Monday: extreme slipperiness expected in the Netherlands

The KNMI has issued a Code Purple climate warning for all the nation, as the roads within the Netherlands are anticipated to turn out to be treacherously slippery this coming Monday. 

Particularly native roads will turn out to be slippery as a result of snow residues and freezing rain. Code Purple applies to all the nation, beginning at 3 AM for the Dutch provinces of North Holland, South Holland and Zeeland, studies NOS

From 5 AM onwards, the climate alert applies additionally for the Wadden Islands, Friesland, Flevoland, Utrecht, Gelderland and Noord Brabant. For the provinces of Groningen, Drenthe, Overijjsel and Limburg, the warning comes into impact at 7 AM. 

Rijkswaterstaat   the Dutch roads authority introduced that over 500 gritters are ready to fight the slippery roads. Nonetheless ice is rather more troublesome to take care of than snow, they add.

Within the earlier week, Rijswaterstaat used tens of tens of millions of kilos of salt to take care of slippery roads. Nonetheless, many roads have been nonetheless troublesome to cross and quite a few accidents occured. 

Gone are the times of pure ice skating 

Sadly, because of this it’s time for ice skating lovers to say goodbye to pure ice. With the temperatures steadily rising, many municipalities are warning its residents that the ice is now not protected to skate on. 

On Wednesday, temperatures are anticipated to climb as much as 10 levels. On the weekend, they could climb as excessive as 15 levels.

Are you trying ahead to those hotter days? Or will you miss the sight of frozen lakes and canals? Inform us within the feedback under!

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