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Weather forecast for the next 24 hours

Southeast 5-10 m/s with rain after midnight, first in the southwest. Lighter southerly wind tomorrow and rain, especially in the south and west, but decreasing precipitation in the afternoon. Slowly cooling, temperature 7 til 18 deg. C tomorrow, warmest in the northeast.
Forecast made 25.06.2016 21:54

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The weather app improved

Weather forecasts and the current weather condition can be checked through an improved weather app provided by IMO.

Forecasts are now provided for each hour and the meteograms are available again.

Location is detected if GPS on; alerts issued by the Met Office appear automatically during the day and a personal weather watch can be arranged.

An interactive weather map shows weather observations at any station in the country.

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