Snow, winds and glashala roads. Sunday’s winter weather in parts of southern Sweden caused big problems locally. In the Upland was, at most, 10 000 of Vattenfall’s electricity customers without power. In the Stockholm area occurred an unusual number of traffic accidents.
SMHI warns of snow and high winds. Locally severe slipping on the roads and in the Stockholm area occurred 30 road traffic accidents. Arkivbild.
SMHI warns of very harsh gusts of wind on the island of Gotland and Öland. The wind has been the Destination Gotland to cancel or postpone several ferry trips. For the same reason stopped Holmöfärjan in the county of Västerbotten and in the county are a departure from Karlshamn to Klaipėda in Lithuania.
A class 1-warning for strong winds comes also at the Upplandskusten. At Örskär in the Öregrundstrakten and Fårösund on Gotland have been substantial.
– There has been a storm in the villages, ” says the meteorologist Marie Strong at the Swedish meteorological institute.
the Wind got the trees to fall over roads and power lines, which among other things affected Vattenfall’s electricity customers in the Village. The most was 10 000 subscribers without power.
It’s snowing too heavily, in many places, and in Stockholm county, report to the police about the “hard to slip” and some 30 road accidents.
“It is clear more than usual,” says Sven-Erik Olsson, presstalesperson on the Police.
SMHI-the meteorologist Therese Fougman advise people to stay indoors.
“you Have to give out is the caution that applies,” she says.
At the airport Arlanda are several departures late because it takes a longer time to wise plan in the storm, which also caused cancellations and delays on the green line. The bus traffic in Stockholm city centre and the southern suburbs also suffered “significant delays, rescheduled bus lanes and indented bus stops” on the basis of the slip and framkomlighetsproblem.
A tree that fell down over an overhead contact line also caused the suspension of train services between Fagersta and Ängelsberg. The same thing led to a few-hour stop in trågtrafiken between Sala and Avesta-krylbo / avesta, according to the Swedish transport administration’s press service. And local media reports that the nedblåste trees in several areas in Svealand and southern Norrland caused the temporary suspension of road traffic.