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New grass reduces the risk of fire in the south of Sweden

The drought which prevails in the forests and the land leads not only to grass and forest fires. It also hits farmers hard.

Farmers, who are hard-pressed after last year's drought, the concern is that the bait should not be sufficient now, when the animals are placed and to the first harvest of the dike should not be sufficient.

– Yes, it is very dry in the forest and land right now because we have not had any precipitation during april, " says Max Lindberg Stoltz, who is a meteorologist at SMHI.

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warnings for both grass and forest fire in the whole of Götaland and Svealand.

the melting of snow reduces the risk of grass fires something in parts of the northern region in line with the snow which melts, at the same time as skogsbrandsrisken persists.

– Risk areas, stretching all the way up to the snow-free areas in the northern region, especially in the Norrbotten coast and along the coast down to Jämtland.

In may, harvested the first batch of bands that will be feed to the animals. Photo: Vilhelm Stokstad/TT

In the Region, however, has new grass starting to come. It means that gräsbrandsrisken decreases slightly because the dry fjolårsgräset that is left is easier to ignite.

a fire in many places in both Götaland and Svealand, says Max Lindberg Stoltz.

Already on Saturday reduces, however, the risks significantly when a rainfall area, drag over the parts of västra Götaland during the whole day.

It looks to be able to fall up to fifty millimetres, and then the emphasis in the area of Bohuslän and Sjuhärad. In western Scania, it looks to be about thirty millimeters, according to Max Lindberg Stoltz.

– So it is a good and much needed variety which makes it become wetter in nature, just considering the fire risk, but I guess even the farmers in these areas become excited.

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the Rain moves then to the east during Saturday and will also be up against the Värmland during Sunday.

But the rainfall looks to be short-lived. It looks to remain dry in large parts of Götaland, Svealand and also along the Northern coastlands.

Next week it will enter the cooler air, especially at night.

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