Meteorologists warn of the strong winds on Østafjell

strong windStrong wind.Photo: Ørn E. Borgen / NTB scanpix

The Meteorological Institute have issued a warning about winds up to 30 meters per second in many parts of southern and eastern Norway on Friday.


Meteorologists issued a warning report for Aust-Agder,Telemark, Buskerud, Oslo, Akershus, Oppland and Hedmark on Wednesday, and warned of strong winds.

On Thursday the hazard warning was updated,and it was announced that Vest-Agder will also experience strong winds.

According to the meteorologists, it is likely that they could have serious consequences. Meteorologist Rune Skoglund asked people to secure trampolines and take in the garden furniture.

“Bridges could be closed, and the wind could cause damage to buildings and infrastructure,” said Skoglund to NTB news.

People are encouraged to avoid being unnecessarily outdoors, and meteorologists have warned on Twitter against travelling on the sea off the southeast coast on Friday.

The wind is expected to be strongest on Friday afternoon,but will slow down somewhat in the evening.


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