Temperatures dipped to minus 20 degrees Celsius in some places in Lithuania last night, but the cold snap is expected to loosen its grip in the coming days and days with above zero temperatures are forecast to arrive next week.
© DELFI / Orestas Gurevičius

Vytautas Sakalauskas of the Lithuanian Hydrometeorological Service told BNS that temperatures last night ranged from minus 13-18 degrees in most of the country to minus 19-20 in the northwestern part of the country.

"We are in for some snow next night and in the morning. Temperatures will be milder, at minus 11-16 at night and minus 4-9 during the day," Sakalauskas said.

"No snow is in the forecast for Saturday and Sunday. We'll have some sunny intervals and lower temperatures will return, falling to minus 18-19 in some places at night, but the days will be sunny and pleasant," the forecaster said.

"We'll have above zero temperatures starting Monday. It will get a little colder in the middle of the week, but the severe cold is not expected to return," he added.

Doctors in Vilnius and Kaunas last night received no cold-related emergency calls. Three frozen homeless people were brought to hospitals in Klaipėda, but they did not need serious medical treatment.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Secgen, other defendants acquitted in Lithuania's LBF corruption case

A Vilnius court on Monday acquitted Mindaugas Balčiūnas , secretary general of the Lithuanian...

Lithuania's FNTT finds illegal Ukrainian employee at Rimi supermarket

Lithuania's Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) has identified a Ukrainian citizen...

Woman demands EUR 150,000 from Lithuanian hospital for sterilization without her knowledge

A woman is demanding a compensation of 150,000 euros from a hospital in Lithuania's southern city of...

German soldier farewelled in Rukla after dying in training accident in Lithuania

A German soldier who died during a training accident last weekend has been farewelled at a ceremony in...

Vilnius court closes 1991 crackdown case, to issue ruling in February

A Vilnius court on Friday completed hearings in a mass trial related to the 1991 Soviet crackdown on...