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In Estonia, weather forecasters have released a Level 2 storm warning for Harju, Lääne, Pärnu, Hiiu and Saar Counties, noting that the areas are facing dangerously windy weather.

Estonian public broadcaster ERR cited the warning and wrote that all of Estonia will see precipitation and high winds on Wednesday, January 2, with winds out of the north blowing at 10-15 m/s and gusting up to 20 m/s.

On islands in the west of the country, northern winds are at 17-22 m/s, with gusts of 25-30 m/s possible. Consequently, trees can be broken or uprooted.

Ferry traffic disrupted

ERR worte citing ferry operator TS Laevad that in the Huiiumaa island ferry route, two departures were cancelled. In other island ferry routes, the transport services have been affected by the storm as well.


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