Heat wave in Europe: in Finland, the mosquitoes disappeared


                                Жара в Европе: в Финляндии исчезли комары

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North country experienced the hottest July in its history – the recorded temperature of 33.7 degrees Celsius, which is an absolute record.

Because of the heat, the mosquitoes, which every summer the Finns spoil the rest of nature, has virtually disappeared.

As explained by a Professor at the University of Lapland Dr. Jukka Salmela, shallow ponds of Lapland, which mainly breed mosquitoes this summer mostly dried up, and female mosquitoes was nowhere to lay their larvae.

However, the current hot conditions are ideal for breeding of flies and gadflies, the expert warns. Both of these flies are parasitic, but botflies are different in that they, having found their victim, lay their eggs under her skin; flies limit themselves to just drink the blood of warm-blooded animals, whether cattle, human or other mammal.

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Finland (the Republic of Finland) – a country in Northern Europe.


                                Жара в Европе: в Финляндии исчезли комары

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                                Жара в Европе: в Финляндии исчезли комары

Capital – Helsinki

Biggest cities: Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa, Turku

Form of government: Parliamentary-presidential Republic

Territory – 338 430 km2 (64th in the world)

The population of 5.47 million people. (114-I in the world)

The official languages are Finnish, Swedish

Religion – Lutheran

HDI – 0,883 (24th in the world)

GDP – $272,2 billion (41st in the world)

Currency – Euro

Borders: Russia, Sweden, Norway

Record heat last summer brought the Finns and other troubles. So, from-for low gathering of hay from the Finnish farmers may not be enough feed for the animals next winter, and therefore, the animals will be forced to send to slaughter.

As reported by “Around the world. Ukraine”, because of the heat of the Finnish supermarket invited to spend the night in the cool.

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