Local Round-Up: Cloudburst threat to eastern Denmark later today

There’s crazy weather and then there’s Danish weather.

Right now, reports TV2, in Brandelev in south Zealand it’s a sweltering 28.8 degrees on a day when plus-30 temperatures are forecast for most of southeast Denmark.

But in Holsterbro in northwest Jutland, it’s only 17.1 degrees due to the cooling effects of precipitation.

Some parts of Jutland have experienced over 30 mm of rain already today. 

Could start as early as 4 pm
The heavy rain will hit eastern Denmark over the second half of Monday, according to forecasters.

According to yr.no, the capital region will be vulnerable to potential cloudbursts from 18:00 this evening. TV2 reports the rain could start as early as 16:00.

The rain will cool down the country considerably to the extent temperatures will be up to 10 degrees cooler tomorrow.

Temperatures will then hover around the 20 degree mark in the capital region for the rest of the week.

Vingegaard to be honoured across the capital on Wednesday
More details have been released concerning the itinerary of Tour de France winner Jonas Vingegaard, who is scheduled to touch down at Copenhagen Airport on Wednesday morning. Copenhagen Municipality has confirmed he will be driven in an open car from the airport at around noon with a view to arriving at City Hall at 13:00. He will then enjoy the traditional pancakes, before being presented to the public at around 13:45. Later, at around 16:00, Vingegaard will be joined by several other Danish cyclists at Tivoli and be presented to the public.

Islands Brygge Harbour Bath marks its 20th birthday
The Islands Brygge Harbour Bath celebrated its 20th birthday on July 18. The baths were the first such swimming zone to open in Copenhagen Harbour this century, and since then many more have followed. Now considered a premier bathing city, the swimming zones are popular with locals and tourists alike. Up until the 1950s, it was possible to swim in the harbour, but the last spot closed in 1954 due to pollution caused by heavy industry.

Divers find discarded cash
Divers found several thousand kroner in a Christianshavn canal yesterday. A suspect being pursued by police along the promenade discarded the money in the hope it would escape detection. Divers from Hovedstadens Beredskab were then recruited to find the money.

Sunday shooting at Christiania … this ain’t no movie
Three shots were fired on Pusher Street in Christiania shootings yesterday, but nobody was hit, according to Copenhagen Police. The area was cordoned off, but so far the police have been unable to establish what happened.