Lithuania is in for a spell of hot and rainy weather with thunderstorms and a chance of squalls, the country's Hydrometeorological Service said.
Thunderstorm in Lithuania. Photo V. Gulbickij
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On Thursday, it will be cloudy with sunny intervals mixed with showers and thunderstorms in some areas. Easterly to southeasterly winds of 7-12 meters per second and nighttime lows of 12-17C are expected.

Sultry and stormy weather conditions are in the forecast for the day, with thundershowers and downpours expected in many areas and a chance of hail and squalls in some places. The winds will remain strong, gusting to 15-20 mps, and up to 25 mps in some places, during squalls. The mercury will rise up to 27-32C.

Thunderstorms, downpours and squalls are expected to continue into the early hours of Friday, with southerly winds at 7-12 mps and up to 25 mps during squalls. Temperatures will range between 16 and 21C. The forecast for the day calls for rain showers and thunderstorms in some places, with temperatures at 21-26C.

The rainy and warm weather will continue into the weekend. The winds will abate on Saturday, but will strengthen again on Sunday.

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