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Extreme winter in Finland! Those degrees are Celsius. You can’t measure those low temperatures with mercury thermeter because mercury is frozen at this temperature.


  1. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Thursday’s papers: Storm rocks cruise ships, Migri to update security assessments, wolves spotted in southern Finland

    News 12.1.2017

    Thursday morning’s press reports on powerful southerly winds which blasted southern and western Finland overnight.

    There have been several reports of wolf sightings in Uusimaa, not far from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport.

    Powerful winds hit southern and western parts of Finland overnight – with wind speeds reaching up to 25 metres per second, causing 11-metre-high waves in coastal areas – have caused power outages to thousands of homes, according to Ilta-Sanomat.

    The stormy winds also caused problems for cruise ships traversing the Baltic Wednesday night, according to tabloid Iltalehti.

    “There’s a pretty terrible storm here at the moment, with 12-metre waves,”

    Wolves in suburban southern Finland?

    Ilta-Sanomat reports about several new sightings of wolves in suburban areas of southern Finland’s district of Uusimaa the past few days. An expert told the paper that it’s not a question of a lone wolf.


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