Massive water leak cripples Bergen

Nearly 60 people were evacuated from 10 residential buildings at Sandviken just north of downtown Bergen early Wednesday morning, after a watermain burst and sent large volumes of water pouring through their hilly neighbourhood. The main E39 highway through the area also had to be closed for fear portions of it would collapse. State broadcaster […]

Mountain still moving, warnings maintained

State geologists were reporting “enormous speed” on Monday in the movement of an unstable mountainside at Rauma in Romsdal. The portion of the mountain range known as Veslemannen shifted as much as a full meter, prompting officials to maintain “red alert” warnings of a major rockslide into the valley below. Heavy rain that also set […]