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Lots of damage from latest storm

Claims were pouring into insurance companies after a wild and windy weekend over most of Southern Norway. Roofing was torn off buildings, trees were...

New storm warnings for the weekend

Southern Norway was due to get battered again by a severe winter storm this weekend, with state meteorologists posting "Code Orange" alerts for several...

More winter storms on the way

Forecasts for strong winds, lots of rain or snow and avalanche warnings were posted over almost the entire country on Tuesday, as Norwegians were...

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 finally over after destructive days

Norway's meteorological institute could finally report Thursday night that the extreme weather system dubbed "Gyda" was over, but flooding and landslide danger remained. Lots...

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,...

Rain and wind turned destructive

After weeks if not months of unusually warm and dry weather, most of Southern Norway continues to be battered this week by heavy rain...

Storm scared tourists on Lofoten

Neither longtime residents nor ferry operators had ever seen such long lines at local ferry docks late this week, after thousands of tourists frightened...

Sisters killed by lightning

Flags were flying at half-mast on Monday in the coastal community of Hareid, southwest of Ålesund, after three sisters from Oslo were struck by...

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