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First death reported from winter storm Aapeli

A 45-year old man in Åland has died, the first reported casualty of winter storm Aapeli which swept through the islands and mainland Finland...

Winter storm Aapeli brings near-hurricane strength winds

A major winter storm has hit Finland, with Åland one of the most affected areas. Storm Aapeli brought winds of 32.5 metres per second, a...

Kiira or Klaara – Who Names Our Storms?

This weekend's summer storm 'Kiira' caused electricity blackouts, travel disruption and damage across south and east Finland. But how did the storm get her name? Meteorologists...

Storm Aftermath: Clean-up, Travel Delays, Power Cuts

Emergency crews responded to hundreds of alarm calls overnight, as damage from summer storm Kiira continued to be assessed. In Helsinki, the rescue department dealt...

Saturday Evening Storm Rips Through South, East

An intense storm front ripped through southern and eastern Finland on Saturday evening, causing travel disruptions, power outages, and delays to performances at Helsinki's...