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Ice threatens shipping on the Oslo Fjord

Local authorities have had to call in a fleet of ice breakers for the first time in 15 years, in order to keep shipping...

Changing of the wind-blown guards

KING WINTER. An icy gust of January wind reduces visibility for these royal guardsmen outside Oslo's royal palace. The mid-day changing of the guards...

Cold snap may last for three weeks

Sub-freezing temperatures down to as low as minus-20C are expected to grip southern Norway well into January, according to state meteorologists. While Oslo basked...

Winter in the city

COLD QUIET NIGHTS. Hands in his pockets and wearing a wool hat, a man making his way through downtown Oslo, past the...

Traditions warm chilly holidays

Norwegians were set to celebrate their coldest Christmas holidays in years over the weekend, ironic given all the concerns about global warming of late....

Early snow took many by surprise

Last weekend the temperatures around much of southern Norway remained summer-like. This weekend they plummeted and snow was falling at just 400 meters over...

Capital digs out after heavy snowfall

Weeks of near-constant snowfall have all but overwhelmed Oslo’s ability to keep streets and sidewalks clear. City officials don’t want to dump snow straight...



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