A local resident surveys the neighbourhood on Monday morning (Image: Lehtikuva)

News in brief

THE NORTHERN CITY OF ROVANIEMI in Lapland has received a colder-than-average start to November, with the mercury plunging to below minus 15 degrees Celsius overnight. This is significantly colder than what is usual for the time of year and suggests that we may be in for a rough winter. 

You can see more pictures from today's icy temperatures by scrolling down. 


Image Credit: Lehtikuva