Now, that's for sure - the storm arrived in Finland on new year's eve. Meteorologists warn, that the fitful wind can complicate the firing of rockets.
Fireworks use is allowed without rescue authority licence to 31.12.2018 18.00 - 1.1.2019 clock 02.00 during the period. Many emergency services, however, reminds its website that high winds during the rockets don't shoot.
–the Situation will be monitored. Currently, we are not rocket ban giving. Weather forecasts though may change rapidly. See you Monday, whether extreme solutions, but I hope the winds remain in a read, you won't need ban-ward go, the Helsinki rescue department on-call fire master Timo Ustinov said.fire and Rescue service remind the rockets shoot into the responsibility. Jussi rakkola-wind readings are watching
Ustinov or his colleagues do not remember such a situation that the city of Helsinki should due to high winds had to ban fireworks.
the Exact the wind limit does not exist, but if the wind blows constantly hard and in gusts will reach more than 20 meters per second, the fireworks and the shooting is likely to be a ban.
Duty officer of fire master Ville Isomöttönen Ostrobothnia save is on the same line. He said that the situation will be monitored more closely again on Monday and see what the wind readings appear.
General instructions read that if the wind is hard, will be to consider the rocket usage. The responsibility is, of course, always the rocket firing, because the fire and rescue service is not able to control the firing of rockets everywhere, Isomöttönen said.
Ustinov also wants to emphasize rockets fired by the responsibility.
–If there is a strong wind and tricky conditions, so getting a safe shooting position and take more distance people, property, and buildings.