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Heavy rain may lower electricity rates

It may be small comfort for all the Norwegians dealing with flood damage from heavy rain over the past few weeks, but the downpours may...

More heavy rain closes roads again

Highway authorities in southeastern Norway were once again asking motorists to drop any unnecessary driving during the weekend because of flooded roads and hazardous...

More rain causes more problems

Heavy rain continued to fall over Southern Norway during the weekend, setting off more flooding and continuing to disrupt traffic. The costs of damage...

Flood temporarily closes Kistefos Museum

Among the many affected by massive flooding in Southern Norway this weekend is the internationally acclaimed Kistefos art museum and outdoor sculpture park in...

‘A crisis of national dimensions’

UPDATED: After a week of extreme weather and widespread flooding in Southern Norway, state officials could finally announce that water levels were receding during...

‘Red alert’ extended, with more landslides expected

State meteorologists in Norway have extended their "red alert" tied to the extreme weather that's been ravaging central and southern parts of the country....

‘Extreme’ weather moves into Norway

Pouring rain and strong winds were creating millions of kroner worth of damage in southeastern Norway on Monday, as the extreme weather system dubbed...

Landslides forced more evacuations

Another two-dozen people had to be evacuated, this time from homes and a hotel in Eidsvåg in the region of Møre og Romsdal, after...

Flood warnings rise to orange levels

Melting snow and suddenly warm temperatures are, as predicted, prompting flood warnings to rise to just one step below red alert all over Norway....

Flood damage estimates rise

Torrential rain in the mountains of western Norway set off massive flooding in several areas, especially around Årdal and Voss, that closed roads, set...

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