Storm force winds to batter northern Netherlands on Sunday afternoon

People with umbrellas in wind and rainThe KNMI weather bureau on Sunday issued a code orange weather warning for the north of the country, saying winds of up to 110 kph will batter coastal areas in the late afternoon.

In the Wadden Sea area, the winds could reach up to 120 kph, the organisation said.

A code yellow warning has been issued for the south and east.

The winds will die down overnight but it will remain blustery and wet on Monday, the KNMI said.

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