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Severe flooding hits western Norway. VIDEO: *Houses, sheds washed away by Opoelva in Odda, Hordaland County. *Hundreds evacuated from their homes in the region. *Floods and slides close over 20 roads. *Worst flooding since 1892. Heavy rainfall in western Norway has caused severe damage to infrastructure and constructions. Many are left homeless. A reader’s video shows the force and speed of the river coursing through the valley. It is recorded at the bottom of the Aurland Mountain on the Erdal side.

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Severe flooding hits western Norway

Published on Wednesday, 29th October, 2014 at 12:38 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 29th October 2014 at 16:23.

VIDEO: *Houses, sheds washed away by Opoelva in Odda, Hordaland County. *Hundreds evacuated from their homes in the region. *Floods and slides close over 20 roads. *Worst flooding since 1892.

At the bottom of the Erdal Mountain
The river as it courses through the valley, washing the main road away.At the bottom of the Erdal Mountain
Photo: ©2014 The Foreigner


Heavy rainfall in western Norway has caused severe damage to infrastructure and constructions. Many are left homeless.

A reader’s video shows the force and speed of the river coursing through the valley. It is recorded at the bottom of the Aurland Mountain on the Erdal side.

The river in Sogn og Fjordane County’s Lærdal is reportedly twice the size of normal. It has washed the main road away.

See more photos of the flood damage on our Instagram page.


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Published on Wednesday, 29th October, 2014 at 12:38 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 29th October 2014 at 16:23.

This post has the following tags: flooding, slides, norway, damage.





  
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