Water bodies have warmed up to record temperatures – the risk of deaths on water increases

<1> <2> <3> <4> <5> <6> On Midsummer's day, reservoirs warmed up to extremely high temperatures – in some places the water is already warmer than twenty degrees <7> <8> The surface water temperature now exceeds the average June temperature by six degrees. <9> <10> So, Lake Pyhä-järvi yesterday warmed up to plus 22. <11> <12> In lakes Pielinen and Saimaa, the water temperature rose to 21 degrees. <13> <14> High temperatures increase the risk of waterborne deaths this holiday weekend, the Finnish Rescuers' Union says. <15>