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Welcome rain ‘not enough’ for farmers

Most of Southern Norway, which has been sweltering through unusual heat, was refreshed with welcome rain this week. State authorities said it has reduced...

Fires, heat, drought can spoil summer

Millions of Norwegians are starting summer holidays in the midst of high fire danger, water restrictions and a heat wave. Bans have already been...

Fuel prices even rock boating season

Norwegians have a long tradition of summer holidays on or around boats, and the country's oil wealth is now clearly reflected on the water....

Rain cools down the weather

Steady and cool rain on Friday ended a heat wave that pushed thermometers over 30C at as many as 15 locations around Norway this...

Record heat sets off flood warnings

Northern Norway sweated through sudden and record-high temperatures this week and now they've set off rapid melting of snow that was still lying at...

Norwegian ID card valid in Turkey

Norwegians holding one of the country's new ID cards can now use it for entry into Turkey, in lieu of a passport. The ID...

Warm weather set new summer record

The Norwegian capital of Oslo has never counted so many days with temperatures of more than 20C (nearly 70F) than it did this summer....

Norwegians hit the road

Instead of flying off on their summer holidays this year, nearly 80 percent of all Norwegians will be driving around Norway instead. A new...

Summer suddenly turned chilly

After an unusually warm June, Norway's July summer holidays got off to an extremely chilly start over the weekend. Strong winds, heavy rain, hail...

Holiday restrictions spur ‘boat bonanza’

Another sign of Norway's fundamentally stong economy has sailed into local headlines lately: Norwegians are buying boats like never before. Sales of both new...

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