– Crosswinds forced some pilots to cancel landings and divert to other airports such as Sola and Oslo airports, says Avinor Øystein Løwer’s press officer Dagbladet.
The storm caused both diversions and delays.
In an update at 20.20, Løwer reports that Bergen Airport is back to normal.
– The wind is not as strong this evening as before. Lower says traffic will continue as normal throughout the evening.
– Please note that some departures may be affected by earlier cancellations.
Løwer encourages travelers to keep up to date.
– Passengers should follow and communicate information they receive from airlines, press officer says.
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Power outages and trees on roads
Bergen’s Dente About 3,000 people were reportedly affected by the power outage in Bergen.
At 20:00, the Road Transport Center reports that the E39 is closed at Risnes/Romslo due to the risk of falling trees. The contractor is on site.
Also, the police have received many complaints about trees falling on the roads.
– Examples are the Bømlafjord tunnel and the E39 in Kårstø, as well as Madlaveien in Stavanger, the police write on X/Twitter.
– They write that road users should be cautious when it gets dark now.
Boat departure cancelled
Wind creates problems for many boat connections.
The routes Langevåg – Buavåg, Leirvåg – Sløvåg and Fedje – Sæverøy have been cancelled.
Stopped Lavik – Oppedal journeys, no trucks on route 2 Gjermundshavn – Årsnes. Krokeide – Hufthamar sets a route from 20:00.
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