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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,...

Slide victims still feel insecure

It's been a year since saturated ground literally gave way beneath a residential neighbourhood in Gjerdrum northeast of Oslo, destroying 31 homes, forcing the...

‘Unusual’ erosion set off deadly mudslide

Real estate development and urbanization that led to "unusually powerful erosion" in and around a local creek is what set off last winter's deadly...

Last body found in mudslide debris

Police in the rural community of Ask in Gjerdrum, northeast of Oslo, reported the discovery of a body in the remains of a massive...

Two more bodies recovered after mudslide

The grim but ongoing search for three people still missing after a fatal mudslide in Gjerdrum just before New Year resulted in discovery of...

Bad weather halted search for slide victims

Fog and snow halted efforts this week to resume the search for the bodies of three people missing since a massive land slide destroyed...

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