Monday, 19 March, 2018

Waters in south rise to flood level

07 Jan 2018, 00:11 ( 2 Months ago) | updated: 07 Jan 2018, 13:50 ( 2 Months ago)

Visit Finland photo by Marko Tervonen.

The water level in many rivers in the southern parts of the country has risen to the flood level, said the flood centre-Tulvakeskus.

Increased rainfall has also raised water level in lakes in the south. According to the flood-centre, the water level has also risen in some fields.

The flood centre said frigid weather conditions will reverse the situation no later than Sunday.

According to a Met Office forecast, the countrywide temperatures will fall below zero degrees Celsius on Sunday.

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