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‘Catastrophe’ ends already awful year

UPDATED: Around 1,500 people have had to be evacuated, nearly a dozen were injured and more are missing after a severe landslide devastated a...

More landslide danger looms

Geologists were warning that lots of melting snow and warmer temperatures may set off more landslides, also in the Alta area of Finnmark in...

More storms hammer Western Norway

Roads were closed and communities isolated in Western Norway on Monday, after snow followed by heavy rainstorms raised the threat of landslides. Stormy weather...

Rockslide shocks highway officials

A brand-new stretch of Norway's highly trafficked E18 highway around Larvik was hailed as the "project of the year" when it was completed just...

Landslide forces more evacuations

Residents of around 25 houses in Nittedal just north of Oslo don't know when they'll be able to return to their homes after a...

Extreme weather stuns Vestlandet

UPDATED: Winter came early over the weekend, with stormy weather dumping up to 20 centimeters of snow in some areas of the mountains while...

Mountain finally crashes down

The most worrisome portion of Norway's highly unstable mountain, Mannen in Romsdalen, finally came crashing down to the valley below Thursday night. State broadcaster...

Critics blast latest digital breakdown

Hundreds of people in Jølster and the emergency crews trying to help them this week had to cope with a digital collapse, after extreme...

Landslides set off drama, destruction

Stories of fear and the destructive force of extreme weather were emerging Wednesday, as communication was re-established with areas of Jølster hit by sudden...

Landslides close roads, isolate homes

Police still couldn't account for at least 30 people in the mountain community of Jølster in Sogn og Fjordane by midday, after heavy rains...

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