Bad weather is going to hit the afternoon traffic on Wednesday afternoon in Uusimaa, Kymenlaakso and southern Karelia regions. According to the Finnish Meteorological Institute, an area of heavy sleet and snow is spreading from the south. The roads are icy.

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At the Helsinki Airport, there will be delays in flight schedules on Wednesday due to bad weather conditions. Finnair has announced canceling some of their flights.

Arriving and departing flights from the Helsinki Airport are expected to suffer delays throughout the day.

The airport will be opened as usual, but restrictions on air traffic are probable due to forecasted snowfall and heavy wind.