Rain showers have caused flooding in several places in the northeast of the country. Streets in, among others, Hardenberg in Overijssel were flooded, reports RTV East.
The Groningen Safety Region announced that the flooding led to many reports to the Northern Netherlands control room. The fire brigade there called for 112 only to be called in life-threatening situations.
In addition to Hardenberg, streets in the provinces of Drenthe and Groningen were also flooded after heavy showers. That happened in the Drenthe Beilen and Winschoten in Groningen.
On Wednesday evening, code yellow still applies in the provinces of Friesland, Groningen and Utrecht. Earlier in the evening, the KNMI had also issued a warning for Drenthe, Flevoland and Overijssel.
According to the KNMI, hail is possible in Friesland and Groningen and very local precipitation can also cause nuisance. In Utrecht, thunderstorms occur with a lot of precipitation, with 30 to 40 millimeters in an hour. This can cause a lot of nuisance locally.