Big snow piles are a common sight in Helsinki. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

The week will begin in milder weather in southern Finland.

But there’s going to be a heavy snowfall, which will disturb traffic and flights.

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While the temperatures are to stay below minus ten degrees, the snowfall, which is forecast to begin in the afternoon in Helsinki, will disrupt Finnair’s flights and cause general delays.

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The following flights are canceled on Monday, January 28:

    Helsinki-Bromma-Helsinki AY833/AY834

    Helsinki-Riga-Helsinki AY1073/AY1074

    Helsinki-Turku-Helsinki AY223/AY224

    Helsinki-Bromma-Helsinki AY845/AY846

    Helsinki-Umea-Helsinki AY887/AY888

    Helsinki-Brussels-Helsinki AY1543/AY1544

    Helsinki-Turku-Helsinki AY225/AY226

    Helsinki-Jyväskylä-Helsinki AY285/AY286

    Helsinki-Tallinn-Helsinki AY1027/AY1028

    Helsinki-Bromma-Helsinki AY839/840

Those traveling by car in the afternoon along Turku-Helsinki motorway, will likely experience the heaviest snowfall, according to the Finnish Meteorological Institute. The visibility will be very bad.

It’s expected to snow about 5 to 10 centimeters of snow in Finland Proper and Uusimaa region.