Norway suffers from floods

June 12. Norwegian authorities were forced to close due partly rain and landslides one of the main highways of the country, reports Helsingin Sanomat Online.

According to rescuers, the possibility exists that some of the two hundred evacuees can soon return home, as meteorologists promise improvement in the weather.

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Justice Minister Knut Storberget visited the worst affected by the floods, Kwame, Koppang and Lillehammer.

Rains caused in Central Norway severe flooding, the water moved at a few houses, destroyed roads and caused landslides. According to recent reports, one person injured.




Several regions of Norway covered by flood

The most difficult situation in the west. Bergen, Norway's second largest city, virtually cut off from other parts of the country — the road leading to it were flooded, many bridges are damaged. According to witnesses, a flood of water literally washed houses of the victims are still unknown.

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Road and rail links in parts of Norway interrupted due to severe flooding

As a result of heavy rainfall and snowmelt in the mountains of central and eastern valleys of Norway observed floods. As reported today National Road Service, now fully interrupted by road between the capital region and the west coast of the "country of fjords", which is the second largest city of Bergen.

"We ask drivers not to travel on the roads and stay away from the flooded areas," — said the representative of the Road Service journalists Lars Erik Heuer. Blocked, according to him, as motorways and minor, detours.

According to the Norwegian railways, landslides also still makes it impossible to resume the movement of trains between Oslo and Trondheim.

Eyewitnesses from the affected areas of the element reported demolished water flows houses, farm buildings and other infrastructure. Thus, in the province of Hedmark were washed concrete bridge support, located in a regional highway.

As the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, in many areas of the central part of the country for the last day fell to 70 mm. According to current projections, a significant change in weather situation in the course of the day should not wait.




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