Unstable weather is promised for the early part of the week, according to the Finnish Meteorological Institute.

- On Monday, there will be showers and thunderstorms in the southern and central parts of the country and in Eastern Lapland.

Lapland is falling from the west, says on-duty meteorologist Eveliina Tuovinen.

Monday and Tuesday temperatures vary by an average of 10 to 20 degrees across the country, with Monday being slightly warmer than Tuesday.

On Monday, the highest temperatures can be found in southern Finland, where it reaches around 20 degrees.

Tuesday is warmest at lunch.

On the night between Monday and Tuesday, a rainy area rises from the southeast.

It will bring more continuous rains on Tuesday to the eastern border, where cloud cover will be abundant at the time.

According to Tuovinen, the rains can be heavy.

On Wednesdays, the weather turns into a wetter one, and towards Friday the weather also warms up a bit.

Daytime temperatures can rise above 20 degrees by the end of the week.

There will be wind warnings for sea areas from the beginning of the week.

On Monday, there is a warning of a strong wind in the Bothnian Sea, while on Tuesday there is an early warning of strong winds in the southwestern sea areas.

On land, a rain warning is in effect in the eastern provinces on Tuesday.