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Floodwaters rise in Northern Norway

Four homes were evacuated in and around Norway's northern city of Alta on Monday, along with a school. The main E6 highway between Lakselv...

Summer weather sets in at last

After a chilly weekend and a fair amount of rain, Southern Norway was joining the north in welcoming summer weather this week. It's expected...

More snow boosts flood warnings

The weather this week has been nothing like the "mild May" conditions Norwegians like to sing about. Road authorities were warning motorists on Tuesday...

Spring flood warnings posted

Record amounts of snow in the mountains of Norway from north to south could set off destructive flooding when the spring melting period sets...

North Sea ‘dam’ proposal not well-received

A proposal by European researchers to build a huge dam of sorts to protect Northern Europe from rising sea levels is not being embraced...

Storms and flooding halt trains, ferries

More stormy weather and high tides set off flooding that forced closure of train stations in Drammen and Halden on Monday. Strong winds and...

Excavator sets off flood in Oslo

Work crews accidentally dug into a water main at Voldsløkka in Oslo Monday afternoon, sending torrents of water south towards downtown and flooding the...

‘Extreme’ high tide warnings posted

State meteorologists were posting flood warnings for large stretches of the Norwegian coast this week, because of high tides described as "extreme." Sea levels...

Flash floods sweep through valleys

UPDATED: Torrential rains and a freak rise in temperatures that rapidly melted snow in Western Norway led to flash flooding during the weekend, forcing...

Bergen drenched by more heavy rain

Cellars were flooded, roads closed and a day care center was evacuated after Bergen and much of the West Coast was hit by another...

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