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Henning and Marte set snøfast in five hours. Were evacuated by snowmobile

the Newspaper spoke early Sunday morning, was at least 15 people, as set snøfast in their cars on the Jæren, extracted with snowmobiles at night.

Sunday morning told operasjonsleder Olaug Bear in the South-West police district that it is in the night were recorded wind speed of 17-18 sekundmeter, i.e. the stiff breeze.

- I reserve the right to correct figures in the road, but it has not been as fierce winter weather in and around Jæren since 2011/2012, when a train got stuck, said operasjonslederen.

Snøfast in five hours

Two of those who were evacuated, were On Ground and his girlfriend Marte Nordland. The couple should just run home for a visit, and the car journey should take around 15 minutes. Instead they were caught in a snøkaos, and had to be evacuated by the Norwegian peoples Aid.

On the road 504 on the Høg-Jæren was the two snøfast in the car for five hours. The couple was not home at three o'clock at night.

It was the Stavanger aftenbladet newspaper that mentioned the matter first.

Snøkaos on Jæren - at least 15 people rescued with scooters from nedsnødde cars one and a Half meters of snow

When we left, there were nice conditions - the road was open, and it should not have been a problem. It blew a part, but otherwise it was a normal winter conditions, says the Distribution of the Newspaper.

The frenzied snømengden that suddenly came, did all the cars on the road stopped up. Visibility on site was poor, and the road disappeared in front of the runaway lovers.

In the course of the few minutes they stood still, was the way and the car snowed down.

There was snow up to one and a half meters behind the and front of the car. We got us no further, " says jærbuen.

Lars emptied three fire extinguisher. Then he got an idea Picked up with the snowmobile

Ground explains that it was first attempted salvage with the help of both a plow truck and tractor, without any success. After a few hours they had called the police, who had an evacuation plan. Distribution and Nordland were told to keep quiet and wait for help.

- It was completely un-dramatic for us. We had heat in the car, he stresses.

the Red Cross and the Norwegian people's Aid came with the snowmobiles after five hours. Distribution tells us that there were several cars that stood snøfast, and that around 15 people were taken out.

We are accustomed to such weather, but it is a little especially when you get stuck so close to home, " he says.

Snøkaos on the roads: Bus and car crash, the Cold trip home

the Trip home with the Norwegian people's Aid was a little cold, but it went fine, " says Ground.

- We had not so warm clothes, but we got some blankets, " he says.

Opposite the Stavanger Aftenblad brags about the Distribution of the help they got:

It is clear it is special to be picked out with a snowmobile on Jæren. At the same time, it is very good to see that help is there when you need it. Right now I'm just grateful for it, " he says.

Snøkaos on Jæren

Strong winds and snow fokket again weighs on Sørvestlandet night to Sunday. Throughout the day the wind will slow down, and the snow becomes easier, says the Norwegian Meteorological institute.

the Combination of snow and wind created snøkaos on Jæren Saturday evening and night into Sunday. The worst of the snowweather had given himself early Sunday afternoon, and the weather will settle down further on the Sørvestlandet throughout the day, said meteorologist Rafael Escobar Løvdahl in the Norwegian Meteorological institute to NTB.

Snøvær and gale have started the attack towards the South coast
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