At 06:30 on Monday morning there were 7,592 people without electricity across Finland after the storm resulted by low pressure hit Europe on Sunday night.

Stock picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

At midnight the number of power outages was about 12,000.

Gusts of wind of 20 meters per second were recorded in Turku and Åland regions. At this writing, the storm is blowing 20,3 meters per second around the most southern city, Hanko.

The storm has affected the ferry traffic. Finnlines car ferry had to turn around in Sweden and return to Naantali, southwestern Finland, because of being unable to dock in Kappelskär harbor, north of Stockholm.

Viking Line has canceled several ferries that were supposed to leave from Mariehamn, Åland, during Sunday night. The morning ferry between Mariehamn and Stockholm has been canceled, too.

Editorial Team