Across the Netherlands, provinces are under a yellow weather alert on Monday due to wind gusts and heavy rain caused by Storm Freya. That includes Groningen, Drenthe and Friesland.
Translation by Traci White
Strong winds and bursts of heavy rain have been moving through the Netherlands since Sunday night. The Leeuwarder Courant reports that commuters on Monday morning may face delays due to the weather. Storm Freya, which moved through the United Kingdom over the weekend, is capable of generating wind gusts of up to 80 kilometers per hour.
Along the Frisian coastline, gusts of up to 110 kilometres per hour are possible on Monday. The Dutch meteorological institute KNMI has issued a code yellow for Friesland, including the Wadden Islands, from noon to 6 p.m., from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and then again from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Groningen, and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and then again from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Drenthe.
KLM cancelled 72 European flights at Schiphol on Monday due to the stormy conditions.
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