A snow worker is shoveling snow down from a roof in Helsinki’s Kalio district on February 9, 2019. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has released a rare warning of extremely slippery road conditions.

Especially the pedestrians should be careful on Monday in southern and western Finland and in the Ostrobothnia region.

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The slippery weather conditions are caused by snow that has fallen on ice or has melted on top of it.

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Warnings like these are given a couple of times during the winter.