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Finland is ready to help Sweden in the fight against coronavirus

Finland is ready to help Sweden in the fight against coronavirus, said Friday the Minister for Nordic cooperation and equality Thomas Blomqvist.

In Finland are closely watching the situation with COVID-19 in Sweden, where the incidence remains high compared to regional neighbors.

Flooding in Finnish Lapland reached a record level in 1973

The level of the river in Finnish Lapland rose to the highest level registered in 1973, due to heavy melting of snow, now it is gradually reduced, according to the environment Institute Syke Finland.

"Flooding in Lapland is gradually reduced. In Rovaniemi, the water level fell slightly, but he's still above normal. It is expected that flooding will recede in the coming days", - stated in the message.