Division is responsible for weather services for the safety of us all, commercial weather services and expert services. The division is split into three operating units.
Picture: A. Halas
Weather and Safety Centre produces current and forecasted information about weather, oceanographic situation, climate and major natural disasters in Finland and other countries 24/7 basis.
Weather and Safety Centre is responsible for production of weather forecasts and weather warnings for citizens, media, government agencies, business, civil aviation and military. Centre is also active participant in international co-operation with other meteorological agencies.
Round-the-clock readiness will be raised accordingly for extreme weather, disruptions and other exceptional situations.
Weather and Safety Centre has had ISO 9001 quality management certification since 2004.
Weather and Safety Centre consists of six organizational groups:
Aviation and Military Weather Services, Helsinki
Aviation and Military Weather Services, Kuopio
Aviation and Military Weather Services, Rovaniemi
Safety Weather Services
Tailored Weather Services
Director Jussi Kaurola
tel. +358 29 539 4181
Secretary Karita Lesojeff
tel. +358 29 539 3101
Head of Unit Anssi Vähämäki
tel. +358 29 539 2028
Secretary Ulla Backberg
tel. +358 29 539 3816
Weather and Safety
P.O.Box 503, FI-00101 HELSINKI
Erik Palmenin aukio 1
Latest weather forecasts for Finland and the whole world
Call 0600 1 0600
(charge 3,85 €/min + pvm)