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Snow, sleet hamper road conditions all over the country

09 Mar 2019, 17:11 ( 4 Months ago) | updated: 10 Mar 2019, 02:49 ( 4 Months ago)

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The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) has issued poor road condition warning in almost all parts of the country, reported national broadcaster Yle.

Due to snow fall and sleet, freezing conditions, ice on road surfaces, warning has been issued in South Savonia, Northern Savonia, North Karelia, Northern Ostrobothnia and regions of Kainuu.

Warning on poor road condition has also been issued in Lapland,Taivalkoski and Kuusamo.

In the evening hours, snowfall will also worsen road condition in the south of the country.

From midnight onwards, road conditions will deteriorate in the eastern parts of the country, Southwest Finland, Uusimaa, Kanta-Häme, Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, central Finland regions and regions of Lapland except Enontekiö, Inari and Utsjoki.