at 11 am Norwegian time were the missiles sent up from the small øystatene in the south Pacific. The celebration, however, was somewhat dampened in Kiribati, one of several Stillehavsnasjoner threatened by the consequences of global warming and that in 2018, has been foremost in the fight against climate change.
An hour later, it was the New Zealand tour, along with Fiji and Tonga, to thank by 2018. In New Zealand's biggest city Auckland had tens of thousands of people gathered around the 328 meter high Sky Tower to watch the fireworks which were sent up from the top of the tower.
Sydney is known for its nyttårsfyrverkeri and failed rather not this time. At least 1 million people gathered to see that the 8.5 tonnes of fireworks went in the air.Now comes the nyttårsuværet: - It hits the whole of South-Norway Canceled the celebration
In Japan was the new year rung in at 16 Norwegian time. The tradition was temple attendance in the many program.
In Indonesia's capital Jakarta married over 500 couples during a public massebryllup, but fyrverkeriarrangementer was cancelled out of respect for the victims of last week's tsunami.
new year celebration goes kind of blow from east to west in line with the earth's rotation. Moscow comes after the clock 22 Norwegian time. After Europe and Africa, follows North and Latin America.
the Very last out is the three american islands of Wake, Howland and Baker Island located in the Pacific ocean, next to the date line. The latter two islands are otherwise uninhabited by humans, so there is hardly the fireworks to see.Many animals are afraid on new year's eve. So you can help them Cancelled several places
Here at home put the bad weather, a stop for nyttårsarrangementer several places. Especially the coastal regions bordering the village of the wind and rain.
on Monday afternoon, reported several local newspapers stating that the fireworks are cancelled in their area. In Kristiansund puts the wind a stop to nyttårsrakettene in the city. The municipality took the decision at a meeting at 12: 00 on Monday, writes the newspaper meet the Requirements.
Sunnmørsposten writes that Ålesund municipality has taken the same decision as kristiansunderne.
- So the wind is now, it is unfortunately impossible to implement fellesfyrverkeri in Ålesund and Giske, says Roy Petter Normann in Svea Unique Pyrotechnic to the newspaper.
a Little farther south, in Ulsteinvik, they experience according to the Vikebladet the same problem. The conclusion is that it is not safe to send up the fireworks in the city centre.
- It is too strong of wind to that it is prudent for us to send up the fireworks, " says general manager of the Krohn Pyrotechnics, Claus Ivar Krohn, in a press release.Several places to cancel the fireworks - how to become rakettværet where you live