The week will start sunny, but Liberation Day will be chilly with rain

Liberation Day flags in The Hague last year. Photo:

While Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are set to be dry with sunny spells, the forecast for the Liberation Day celebrations on May 5 is chilly and wet, weather forecasters say.

Over the next few says the temperature will hover around 15 degrees but it will drop to 10 to 12 degrees later in the week and the rain will return, according to the KNMI. Friday, in particular, will be wet.

North-westerly winds are likely to up the chill factor and according to weather bureau Buienradar, May 4 and 5 could be among the coldest on record.

The KNMI’s long-range forecast up to May 13 is for a gradual rise in temperatures to the seasonal norm.

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