A driverless boat was found on Risa Lake outside Lindas in the municipality of Alvar on Friday evening.
Police said that the missing person is around 60 years old.
The search for the presumed dead will continue till Sunday afternoon.
This afternoon, volunteers and large forces from the air, sea and land searched for the man.
“The search continues unabated,” said Chief of Staff Christine Grindstein of the Western Police District. Nordhordland newspaper.
According to the Nordhordland newspaper, the police received confirmation from Haagland Hospital that humans can survive on land for long periods of time.
Hence, the search operation continued to trace the missing person.
A large force was deployed to search the area on Saturday morning. Rescue helicopters and boats are searching the sea. So volunteers and rescue dogs.
Police are in contact with the family of the missing person.
Got clothes and life jacket
– Johan Mansekar, rescue manager at the main rescue center, told NRK on Friday evening that we found part of his clothing in the water.
Search crews found a life jacket in the boat. HRS has been informed that there are usually two people in the boat. A mobile phone is also on the boat.
Although the weather was fine, choppy waters and high currents at sea demanded exploration.
– We believe he was wearing a life jacket and landed somewhere. Mansekar said it was a challenging area to search with islands, reefs and plenty of current.
Good legal conditions
At 20.13 the emergency services received a report of someone A boat without a driver ran round and round.
– Eric Loftesness, operations manager for the Western Police District, says the rescue operation was started immediately.
Two helicopters and several rescue boats are involved A search operation for the missing person took place on Saturday night.
On Saturday, crews from the navy with boat resources, boats from the fire service, Norwegian rescue dogs and the Red Cross participated in the rescue operation. Many volunteers have also contacted and contributed to the search.
A rescue helicopter had previously contributed to the search, and for a time the helicopter was unavailable, but is now moving again.
There should be good legal relations in the city.
– We try to use it as much as possible, says Ommedal.
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