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Waves, wind and warm weather help break up Baltic Sea fuel spill

Monday, August 19, 2019

A fuel spill off the coast of Helsinki is breaking up, as favourable weather conditions help rescue crews with their work. The spill was discovered on Sunday evening and covered the sea around Ullanlinna and Kaivopuisto, off the southern coast of the capital. Efforts to locate the source of the spill and the initial cleanup operation were hampered by darkness but on Monday morning rescue crews from Helsinki, plus the…