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Bad weather hits train services around the country

Ongoing heavy snowfalls around the country are having an impact on travel schedules especially for train journeys. VR says their long distance services are particularly...

Weekend weather: more snow in the forecast

A snow blizzard coming on Sunday could bring more than 15cm of snow to many parts of the country, with some warming temperatures as...

Temperature drop and more snow ahead in the forecast

Although the weather has been relatively mild in most parts of the country in recent days, a new cold snap is coming, bringing snow...

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...

Icebreaker deploys on first winter mission

A Finnish icebreaker is deploying today on its first mission of the winter to keep sea routes clear of ice. The Polar icebreaker Otso, part...

Weekend: dirty winter weather warnings

Get ready for a weekend of dirty winter weather: sleet, rain, snow flurries and cold overnight temperatures (but also sunshine!). Experts at the Finnish Meteorological...

Kitee crash leaves two seriously injured; central Finland crash kills one...

Two people are seriously injured after a car crash in the eastern town of Kitee. Officials say the driver of one car hit another car...

Warm air brings summer temperatures to Finland

We're all set for another taste of summer over the next few days when temperatures could top +18°C in some parts of the country. It's...

September was hot, now enjoy the cold!

September weather was exceptional, according to the Finnish Meteorological Institute's records. Temperatures stayed high across most of the country with the south in particular enjoying...

Autumn storm warning brings bad weekend weather

Gather up your garden furniture because because autumn is already arriving with a storm warning. The Finnish Meteorological Institute FMI has issued a warning ahead...