Heavy storm to hit Dutch coastline

10th January 2007, Comments 0 comments

10 January 2007, AMSTERDAM — A violent storm will hit the Netherlands on Thursday morning, bringing with it wind gusts of up to 110kmh along the coast.

10 January 2007

AMSTERDAM — A violent storm will hit the Netherlands on Thursday morning, bringing with it wind gusts of up to 110kmh along the coast.

The wind gusts will pose the greatest danger and are expected to be at their strongest at about midday in the coastal provinces.

Meteorology bureau KNMI issued a pre-storm warning on Tuesday. It said there is a 60 percent chance that it will issue a full storm warning.

A storm warning is issued at its earliest, 12 hours before the storm is expected to hit.

The storm is linked to the warm January weather.

"There is a depression hovering above Scotland. That is pushing warm air this way, so that it becomes warmer here. After that the storm develops by itself," KNMI Harry Geurts said.

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Subject: Dutch news

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