Päivö storm swept through eastern Finland on Tuesday night leaving in its trail broken trees, households without power and some Twitter images and videos of the hardest storm this summer.
At 06:15 on Wednesday morning, there were 26,701 people without electricity in the distribution network of energy company Savon Voima Oyj in eastern Finland.
In North Karelia region, 15,335 people were without electricity in the distribution network of Pohjois-Karjalan Sähkö Oy and in northern Finland and North Ostrobothnia regions, in the distribution network of Kajave Oy, about 4,120 houses were without electricity. Järvi-Suomen Energia Oy reported 3,976 households without power in eastern Finland.
During the night, at its peak, Päivö storm had caused power outages for over 50,000 households in the eastern parts.
The hardest gust of wind that occurred inland was recorded at Liperi, North Karelia: 26.9 meters per second, according to the Finnish Meteorological Institute.
The power outages caused by the storm could take days to repair.
On Wednesday, heavy thunderstorms are rolling through southern and central Finland, according to the Finnish Meteorological Institute.