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Economy

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World

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Society

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Sport

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“Baltic plan”: first long-term fishing plan under new Common Fisheries Policy

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Thursday
2016-09-29

Weather Forecast

  1. Vilnius
  2. Kaunas
  3. Klaipeda
Cloudy

12°C

Vilnius

Humidity: 89%
Friday 13°C / 17°C Mostly cloudy
Saturday 10°C / 16°C Mostly cloudy
Sunday 10°C / 18°C Scattered showers
Monday 11°C / 15°C Mostly cloudy
Tuesday 7°C / 12°C Partly cloudy
Wednesday 5°C / 10°C Partly cloudy
Cloudy

13°C

Kaunas

Humidity: 88%
Friday 12°C / 18°C Mostly cloudy
Saturday 10°C / 16°C Mostly cloudy
Sunday 11°C / 17°C Scattered thunderstorms
Monday 10°C / 15°C Mostly cloudy
Tuesday 6°C / 12°C Partly cloudy
Wednesday 5°C / 10°C Partly cloudy
Cloudy

14°C

Klaipeda

Humidity: 85%
Friday 12°C / 17°C Scattered showers
Saturday 10°C / 16°C Partly cloudy
Sunday 10°C / 15°C Scattered showers
Monday 8°C / 15°C Mostly cloudy
Tuesday 5°C / 12°C Partly cloudy
Wednesday 4°C / 11°C Partly cloudy
 

 

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