Schiphol airport cancelled 90 flights because of the strong winds, which meant only one runway could be used, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded. All affected passengers were rebooked on new flights on Thursday and Friday, the airport authority said.
Flash flooding caused problems in some areas and several trees were brought down but few problems on the roads were reported.
#timelapse verloop van 9 augustus 2018. Hoe lage druk gebied atmosfeer #Nederland binnendringt en beïnvloed. Let op draaien van de windvaan. Volledige video https://t.co/8vetmLLFb5 #zomer2018 #weathercam #codeoranje #hittegolf #weer #droogte #regen @whoebert @PKuipersMunneke pic.twitter.com/Az1FTyBTbw
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It will remain windy on Friday, particularly in coastal areas, and thunder is possible later in the day, weather bureau KNMI said. The temperature will be around 20 degrees in most places.
The weekend will be a mixture of sunny spells and showers but it will be warmer on Sunday, the KNMI said.
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