Temperatures are likely to drop even further below normal next month throughout the Nordic region, according experts from Weather Services International (WSI). WSI officials said that a high-pressure pattern is to persist over the arctic through to February, continually pushing frigid, dry air southward over Scandinavia, as well as toward Russia, the Baltic states and Britain.
It added, “We expect the lingering impacts of the atmospheric blocking to persist into at least March, with cold temperatures persisting across the Nordic regions.”
Several locations in Finland set new record lows in December and January
The news comes amid a prolonged period of frigid conditions in the region, as several locations in Finland set new record lows – some well below -30°C – in December and January.
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