Sunday, December 15, 2013

Amazingly strong wind in Norway

I'm thinking that there had to be some kind of funnel effect between buildings to focus this wind, but who knows?

From the Norwegian news:

People christmas shopping in downtown Aalesund had troubles crossing the street today. The storm "Ivar" was blowing things and people around and police had to assist people in moving around.

One man blew off the sidewalk and into the street in an intersection downtown Aalesund earlier. An ambulance was required and the police is now present in the streets, to follow the development and help out where needed.

The storm is continuing towards Trondelag where 20 000 people now have lost power, and buses and boats are suspended. The police are also urging people to stay away from the downtown area in Trondheim.

Via It Ain't Holy Water.

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