There is an orange warning for strong gusts on Friday. Police report trees over roads and roof tiles blowing off. Several settlements lack electricity.
From Friday morning, locally strong gusts were expected from the west and northwest, with a speed of 25-30 meters per second. In the mountains, the wind becomes stronger, reports the Meteorological Institute. The institute estimates that the wind will be strongest on Friday afternoon, and then decrease throughout the evening.
The orange warning applies to Vest-Agder, Aust-Agder, Telemark, Buskerud, Oppland and Hedmark.
The southeastern police district asks road users who will drive in Øvre Telemark and Nordre Buskerud to consider postponing the journey until they find peace. They have received many reports that trees have fallen over roads in the area. The police have also closed the road between Hensmoen and Ringsmoen due to the powerful fin.
The police in Agder have also been notified of a tree that has blown over a road.
Extensive power outages
Several settlements in Hallingdal lack electricity due to the storm, reports Hallingdølen. Avisa Valdres reports that there are power outages in several places in the valley floor. Etna Nett informs Oppland Arbeiderblad that between 6,000 and 7,000 customers lack electricity.
The Bergen line is closed between Ål and Hønefoss due to power problems and trees over the track. It is suggested that the cleaning job will take time.
Roof tiles blew off
In Sogn og Fjordane and Møre og Romsdal, there is a yellow danger warning for strong gusts.
The western police district reports strong winds in Nordfjord and northern parts of Sunnfjord on Friday afternoon. Police and fire brigade were on site in Kanndalen, where roof tiles had been blown by a mink and fox farm. Kanndalsvegen was temporarily closed due to roof tiles in the road.
The population is about securing loose objects, such as trampolines and garden furniture.