Heavy rainfall expected in several places

Heavy rains expected in several placesHeavy rains expected in several places.Photo: Torstein Bøe / NTB scanpix


In Møre og Romsdal and Ofoten and South Troms heavy rainfall is expected locally on  Tuesday, and this in turn might lead to floods, landslides and debris flows.

The Meteorological Institute has issued a so-called attention forecast for these regions in with warnings of periodically violent rain. In Møre og Romsdal precipitation will start early on Tuesday, and during the twelve hours there will be about 30-50 millimeters of precipitation.

In Ofoten and South Troms heavy showers  can bring 20-40 millimeters of rain in just six hours.

– There is a risk of localized flooding, small landslides and / or debris flows where the showers hit, according to the forecast by the Meteorological Institute.
People living in Nordvestlandet and in northern Nordland and southern Troms, are kindly requested to pay attention to the weather radar and make sure they get the updated information on Yr.no and Varsom, which is NVE’s information service.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today