Norway’s Waterways and Energy Directorate (NVE) alerts about flood hazards in large parts of Western and Central Norway. Temperature increase and snow melting are the cause for it.
– The flood warning applies to Hordaland, Sør-Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal and Sogn og Fjordane, Elin Langsholt tells NRK. Langsholt is Hydrologist specialist in NVE.
On Saturday, a so-called yellow flood warning has been sent to several counties in the country and it will last for weekend.
“It is because there is a lot of snow and it melts a lot because of high temperatures. There was rainfall yesterday and it has also caused melting to come this weekend, says Langsholt.
Large damage is not expected as a result of the flood, but people should be careful when traveling near watercourses. The flood can be biggest in areas like Rauma, Vossovassdraget and Gaula.
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