first_img Mini Satellite View of Hurricane Dorian Shows Intense Storm ActivityWild Horses of NC to Ride Out Hurricane With ‘Butts to the Wind’ Stay on target These reindeer must be wishing Santa could help them out with the weather. As temperatures soared in northern Finland, reindeer were spotted hitting the beach to cool off by the water.Images of a pair of reindeer lounging at  Ounaskoski beach in Rovaniemi, the largest city in Finnish Lapland and known as the “official hometown” of Santa Claus, were shared to social media by Johanna Koivisto.Finland: where reindeers sunbathe on the beach. #Rovaniemi #poro #Finland Picture by Johanna Koivisto via @yleuutiset— Päivi Kalske (@kalske) July 28, 2019“Many people took photos and it didn’t seem to bother them in the slightest,” Koivisto told Yle, Finland’s national public broadcasting company. “Children were playing nearby and that didn’t disturb them either.”Aside from the beach, other reindeer flocked to a different kind of place to cool down.Last week, another group of reindeer were seen “queuing” outside the social benefits office in the Lapland village of Inari to enjoy some shade.Čora Kela bálvalansajis Avvilis | Jonoa Inarin palvelupisteessä Ivalossa #KelaFpa #lieggasat #helle— Arja Jomppanen (@arjajomppanen) July 23, 2019Meteorologists have warned of searing temperatures in Scandinavian countries, as Europe’s record-breaking heat wave moves north. The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) said Saturday some some areas could record “tropical nights,” meaning temperatures will star above 20 degrees C (68 degrees F) throughout the night.Heat warnings have been issued in Sweden, Norway and Finland, and earlier this week Finnish police even warned motorists to be mindful of moose, who were increasingly crossing roads in search of water to quench their thirst, France 24 reported.More on Dies During Heat Wave at North Carolina Wildlife SanctuaryIt’s So Hot the NWS Baked Biscuits Inside Hot Car Using Only the Sun’s RaysClimate Change Is Forcing Reindeer to Eat Seaweedlast_img

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