A person was trapped in an avalanche in rsta on Sunday. Police said the man was rescued from the avalanche and is breathing.
Emergency services were shifted to Ørsta, where the avalanche occurred. One person was taken away by the avalanche and found.
The landslide occurred in the mountainous area of Standalseidet, a popular ski resort.
– The person trapped in the landslide has been identified. The person is breathing and can be contacted, police in Møre o Romsdal wrote on Twitter.
A woman trapped in an avalanche was airlifted to hospital by helicopter.
– There were three people on a tour. Operations Manager Leaf Arne Mork told Vijay that the person was picked up by others by an avalanche.
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The main rescue center sent rescue helicopters and the Norwegian rescue dogs sent four avalanche dogs.
– We received the first news of the landslide at 14.22, says Vincent Roose, VG, rescue manager at the primary rescue center.
He says the site has very demanding conditions and there is a high risk of avalanches.
Due to increasing winds and rainfall, there is a significant risk of avalanches in the Sunnmøre. Varsom.no reports that in rainy areas, some large landslides will ease on their own.
It is recommended to avoid fresh snow and store areas on steep terrain.
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