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The Foreigner Extreme weather hits several Norway counties. LATEST: The Norwegian Meteorological Institute warns of extreme weekend weather “Berit” for Møre og Romsdal, Trøndelag, and Northern Norway. Norway’s Met Office warns tides, waves, and storms caused by low-pressure system “Berit” will cause extremely high water levels along the coast from Møre og Romsdal up to Sør-Troms. Waters are expected to reach 110cm above normal maximum tide levels. Tonight, Nord-Trøndelag and Sør-Helgeland will be hit by westerly gale force 8 winds.

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Extreme weather hits several Norway counties

Published on Friday, 25th November, 2011 at 16:02 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson and Ioana Dan   .

LATEST: The Norwegian Meteorological Institute warns of extreme weekend weather “Berit” for Møre og Romsdal, Trøndelag, and Northern Norway.



Norway’s Met Office warns tides, waves, and storms caused by low-pressure system “Berit” will cause extremely high water levels along the coast from Møre og Romsdal up to Sør-Troms.

Waters are expected to reach 110cm above normal maximum tide levels. Tonight, Nord-Trøndelag and Sør-Helgeland will be hit by westerly gale force 8 winds.

Residents in Troms and Finnmark are warned to expect extremely high water levels on Saturday afternoon, approximately 90cm above normal maximum tide levels.

NRK reports water is now flooding properties along Kristiansund’s waterfront, and “Berit” has already caused power cuts and cancellations of several fast boat routes. Hurtigruten ship MS ‘Lofoten’ is currently moored at Måløy quayside as the crew will not sail past Stad. It is not scheduled to depart until 08:00 tomorrow morning.



Published on Friday, 25th November, 2011 at 16:02 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson and Ioana Dan   .

This post has the following tags: norwayextremeweatherberit, hurtigrutenmslofoten.


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