Posts published in Day: August 4, 2018

More police officers to be sent to patrol on roads in Estonia

Saturday, August 4, 2018

According to director general of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board Elmar Vaher, the traffic situation in the country is so bad that significantly more police officers will be sent onto the roads already in August, according to the newscast of the Kanal 2 television channel reports writes LETA/BNS. Altogether 49 people have already lost their lives in traffic accidents this year. Vaher said at a meeting with heads…

Dredging of Rukki Channel to cost €780,000

Saturday, August 4, 2018

The Estonian Maritime Administration deemed successful an offer made by Inseneriehituse AS for conducting maintenance dredging work in the Rukki Channel, located on the shipping route between the Western Estonian island of Hiiumaa and the mainland. The work is to cost €650,000 exclusive of VAT in the amount of €130,000, making for a total price tag of €780,000, the Maritime Administration said on Friday. In the course of the dredging…

Health Inspectorate: air quality in Latvia is appropriate and does not threaten human health

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Air quality in Latvia is appropriate and does not threaten human heath, said Health Inspectorate manager Indra Dreika in an interview to LNT 900 seconds programme. The head of the inspectorate reminded that air quality is monitored daily by the State Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre. The inspectorate steps in when indexes exceed permitted norms. Currently there are no risks, she said. According to Dreika, the environment in Latvia is…

Strong wind expected in Latvia this week; weather to become cooler next week

Saturday, August 4, 2018

On Sunday, 5 August, colder masses of air will flow to Latvia, causing the heat to back off for a couple of days. With that, air temperature in the country will not go higher than +20° C… +25° C. Rain and strong wind will be observed at the end of this week and beginning of next week. Wind speed may reach 15-18 m/sec, as reported by State Environment, Geology and…