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The storm rages: Closed roads, flying objects and thousands without power

It was signed yellow farevarsel for the entire west coast from last night, and even in the evening because of the very strong wind that has struck Norway the last day.

Early on Tuesday afternoon, experiencing the South-Norway completely værkaos.

There are messages about the dozens of ceiling tiles and taksteiner that has loosened in several places in Bergen and the surrounding area.

all the way from the southern tip of Norway, to the east, towards palo alto and head west all the way up to Mørekysten report about trevelt, suspended ferries and closed roads.

the Police are nedringt about nedblåste trees on the E18. Vegtrafikksentralen is notified, signs of decreased speed. It worked on the site to get the trees away, join the South-East politidsitrikt about the conditions in the area between Drammen and Sande in Eastern norway.

Check updated traffic information here!

the Flying ceiling tiles and trampolines

the Police innsatsleder in the northern part of the South-West, Police reported high winds in Haugesund, and warns against walking out if a not absolutely need.

Now comes the nyttårsuværet: - It hits the whole of the South of Norway

- Great danger of being hit by flying objects of different art, sign politidistriktet.

- There are ceiling tiles and trampolines and all the world, so it is safest to stay inside, " says operasjonsleder Brit Randulff to the Newspaper.

She says that the police have control of the situation, thanks to much help from the fire department.

"They have secured the roof and taken down part of a ceiling in Haugesund, where there was a roof of an industrial building that was in the process of this down, and they have helped drivers who have been trees over the cars, though not while they were driving," she says.

Gutters, trees, power lines,

Randulff tells that there has been material damage, some of them quite large, as the caravans that ended up on the roof.

- We must consider the ongoing staffing if it takes up, but now it sounds that it should løye, says Randulff to the Newspaper.

NORWAY IN RED: Map, made by the Norwegian public roads administration, shows closed the mountain passes first new year's day. Show more

In the county of Møre and Romsdal have loose gutters, upturned trees and blocked roads created problems. Yesterday evening and in the night there was a power outage in Herøy in the Søre Sunnmøre.

Power cords is taken of the upturned trees and roads have been blocked in shorter period of time, but we are sunnmøringer and romsdalinger and nordmøringer and are accustomed to a lot of bad weather, so are we, " says operasjonsleder Erik Mikalsen in the county of Møre and Romsdal police district to the Newspaper.

Thousands strømløse

Both on the west coast and in Hawaii, people have been strømløse.

1904 of Agder Energy's customers in Vest-Agder and Aust-Agder county are without power as a result of the high winds the first new year's day.

In the county of Hordaland is also several thousand without power, reports Bergens Tidende.

– It is the strong wind that is the cause of the cuts. We have people who are in the process of troubleshooting and debugging, " says press contact Hanne Lives Refsnes in Agder Energi to Agderposten clock 8.45.

the Company has sent out an SMS alert to customers that are affected. It is Arendal, Tvedestrand, norway, Birkenes and Farsund are the most affected.

The most common cause of power outages is trees that blow over the wires. It has been more than enough on a Tuesday morning.

In addition, both the important issues 134 over Haukelifjell and Highway 7 over Hardangervidda is closed due to the heavy storm.

Check updated traffic information of the mountain passes here!

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