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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...

‘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...

Roadwork resumes after fatal landslide

State highway officials have confirmed that there may be a connection between construction of the new E39 highway in Trøndelag and a deadly landslide...

Slides threaten tourist magnets

State geologists have started round-the-clock monitoring of two mountainous areas in the heart of southwestern Norway's most popular tourist region. They're worried about unstable...

New storm raged from south to north

Nearly all mountain passes were closed on Monday, thousands were without power in Trøndelag and damage reports were pouring in after another storm slammed...

Weekend hytte trips discouraged

Highway and emergency services sent out an unusual warning Friday afternoon: "Don't drive to your hytte (holiday home) this weekend." Damage from this week's...

Storm warnings turned ‘all too real’

There was no lack of warnings about the threat of an extreme weather system that started hitting Norway hard on Wednesday. The high winds,...

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