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Favourable conditions exist for strong snow bands over the Gulf of Finland

Favourable conditions exist for strong snow bands over the Gulf of Finland

A group of researchers has studied the snow bands forming over the Baltic Sea, which may bring large amounts of snow in the coastal areas within a short period of time.

Further information

Head of Unit Sami Niemelä, FMI, tel. +358 29 539 4172, sami.niemela@fmi.fi

​Mazon J., Niemelä S., Pino D., Savijärvi H. and Vihma T. (2015): Snow bands over the Gulf of Finland in wintertime,  Tellus A, 67, 25102,

Niemelä S. (2012): Winter-time convection - a heavy snowfall case in Southern Finland. Hirlam Newsletter, 59, December 2012, 21-26.


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