Good morning! Today, Keti Koti is celebrated, the holiday due to the abolition of slavery. And child care staff in North Holland and Southern Flevoland cessation.
Let‘s start with the weather. Today, regional rain or drizzle may fall. Dry moments are for the west of the country. There is a moderate west wind and it turns 14 to 18 degrees. Later in the day, the sun in the north can break through for a while. Locally, it can just reach 20 degrees.
Are you going on the road? Here you can find the overview of the work. Check the track timetable here.
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China today celebrates the centenary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Tiananmen Square in Beijing, tens of thousands of people listened to festive speeches and watched air shows. Among other things, cannon shots and the singing of The Internationale celebrated how the country has developed since the party was founded in 1921.
President Xi Jinping’s speech sounded not only praise for his country, but also a warning for other countries. “We will not accept hypocrisy sermons from others who think they have the right to rightly point us,” said the President. Military threats, harassment and oppression will come across “a steel wall forged by 1.4 billion people”, according to Xi.
Other news from the night
And then this:
With the forest burning season coming, California is once again experiencing a period of exceptional drought. The conditions now are worse than a year ago, says Fire Department Chief Ben Nichols in the famous Napa Valley wine region. This leads to a considerable nervousness among members of his fire department.