Meteorologist warns of: – Difficult driving conditions

Meteorologist warns of: – Difficult driving conditions

– You have to prepare for the fact that there may be challenges along the way, Martin Granerod, meteorologist on duty, tells Talkblade.

The storm is causing problems for several mountain passes on Saturday morning. Norway’s Public Roads Administration has announced this on its website Websites.

Threatening ski trips

Strong westerly winds and icy winds make driving conditions challenging and you’ll need to brace yourself for the coming days, the weatherman says. The weather may last through Monday.

– This is not the weekend to go on long ski trips in the mountains, says Granerod.

The Swedish Road Transport Center tweeted that the national highway 7 in Hartangervita is closed until Monday.

Danger warnings have been issued for snowdrifts in the Nordland and Sør-Troms regions, which Granerød says could create difficult driving conditions.

– In a snow front, visibility is often reduced and driving conditions are generally difficult, the meteorologist says.

strong wind

Granerød says you can expect strong winds and snow showers on mountain passes.

It is worse in the higher mountain passes, especially in the western parts.

Mountain passes E69 Hønsa – Repvåg, E69 Skarsvåg – Nordkapp, Fv. 50 Hole – Orland, County Road 53 in Tyne – Ordal and National Road 7 in Hardangervitae are currently closed on Saturday morning.

Granerød recommends that everyone check the weather and driving conditions before heading out on the mountain.

More risk warnings

Several hazard warnings have been sent out Yr their websites.

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Avalanche risk is still at orange level in many parts of the country, including large parts of Trams.

– Yr writes that traveling in avalanche terrain requires solid knowledge, experience in route selection and the ability to recognize avalanche problems.

Large amounts of rain are also expected in western Norway.

The Norwegian Meteorological Agency issued a yellow warning and tweeted that 80 millimeters of rain could fall from Sunday morning to evening.

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