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Last call for winter tyre changes

If you haven’t switched to winter tyres on your car yet, it’s probably a good idea to do it soon, for a few reasons....

Weekend weather: storm warnings and snow in the forecast

One important tip for the weekend: choose your clothing wisely! The Finnish Meteorological Institute FMI is forecasting strong winds all over the country as an...

First snow of the year for Jyväskylä, Kuopio and Helsinki

If you need a sign that winter is coming, the first snow of the year should be a good indication. Meteorologists reported snow falls on...

Autumn equinox brings (almost) equal day and night from Inari to...

It's official - in case there was any doubt - summer is turning into autumn. Monday marks the date of the autumn equinox, when both...

Friday floods force metro station closures

Two of the busiest stations on the Helsinki metro network are still closed on Friday afternoon, following a torrential deluge that flooded an equipment...

Temperature record is forecast to fall

The hottest temperature ever recorded at Finland's oldest weather station is forecast to fall today. The instruments at Kaisaniemi have been faithfully recording weather conditions...

Hot weather could mean rent refund in roasting rooms

Finland is sweltering in a summer heatwave this week, with meteorologists forecasting even higher temperatures as the week goes on. Already on Tuesday Utsjoki in...

Lightning strike forces Finnair flight to return

Passengers heading off on holiday to Greece had an electrifying start to their trip on Sunday evening. Finnair flight AY1882 was only 20 minutes into...

Strawberry season begins as warm weather boosts crops

Strawberry season has started in southern Finland, as warm weather helps ripen early yield crops in the fields, especially those protected by hedgerows. While tunnel-grown...

Midsummer weather: your full holiday weekend forecast

Midsummer is the most-anticipated holiday of the year in Finland, with many people heading away from home to their countryside, coast or lakeside cottages. And...