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Waters in south rise to flood level

07 Jan 2018, 00:11 ( 5 Months ago) | updated: 07 Jan 2018, 13:50 ( 5 Months ago)

DF-Report
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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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