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High rainfall accumulations in the Netherlands today – Oct 13, 18:00 UTC

Across the western Netherlands, included in the SLGT risk for Day 1 Outlook for 13/10/2013, high rainfall accumulation occured as surface low was maintaining its position just west of the Netherlands during the day. Some flooding was reported as well. Rather impressive values for the region are written below:

95.8 mm Zuidland
93.0 mm Hellevoetsluis (noord-oost)
88.7 mm Wijk bij Duurstede
78.0 mm Houten
77.9 mm Spijkenisse
77.2 mm Odijk
77.2 mm Den Haag (wateringse veld)
72.3 mm Nieuwegein (Vreeswijk)
71.6 mm Kerkwerve
68.8 mm Woudenberg
68.1 mm Heinkenszand (centrum)
68.0 mm Baarland
67.3 mm Breda
65.8 mm Goes (west)


Based on upper table data, here is the map of measured rainfall across the country:

Accmulated rainfall across the Netherlands. Source:

Here is a image of radar estimated rainfall accumulation for today:

Radar estimated rainfall accumulations. Source:

Strong wind gusts were reported, peaking up to 85 km/h along the coast and exceeding 100 km/h around the center of the cyclone.

Max wind gusts today. Source: WeatherOnline UK

Follow the ongoing situation on Netherlands radar, Belgium radar, UK radar and satellite pages.

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