After a cold Wednesday night, daytime temperatures are going to be between minus 10 to minus 20 degrees Celsius in southern Finland and also in many other parts of the country.

The skies are clear and sunny across the nation.

On Friday, scattered snowfalls are likely here and there, mostly in the central and western parts, but in the afternoon it may snow in the south, too.

Highs are about minus 10 to minus 15 degrees in the southern parts and between minus 5 to minus 10 degrees in the western parts.

A low-pressure area is approaching Finland on Saturday. However, the route, according to weather service Foreca, is unclear. It looks like it would get slightly warmer. Daytime temperatures between minus 5 to minus 10 degrees are expected in the southern parts.

Then, on the night between Saturday and Sunday, the mercury could drop to minus 25 degrees in the eastern and northern parts. A freezing night of about minus 20 degrees is expected in southern Finland.

On Sunday, temperatures will vary between minus 5 and minus 10 degrees in the southern parts and between minus 10 and minus 15 degrees elsewhere.

Sources: Foreca, The Finnish Meteorological Institute