Radar image forStangadalen, Eidfjord (Vestland)

  1. Applies to Vestland fylke

    Large amounts of rain are expected in the warning area. The precipitation is expected as rain in low lying areas. Rapid increase of discharge in small and medium sized rivers is expected. Hydropower production will in some cases act as flood control, and therefore the issued warning will not necessarily apply to all regulated waterways.
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    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsStay informed on the situation. Secure and/or move assets away from vulnerable areas (car, caravan along rivers/streams, basements). It is recommended to Keep away from rivers and streams with high flow.

    ConsequencesSituation that requires vigilance and may cause local damages

  2. Applies to Vestland fylke

    Heavy rain is expected. Rain, followed by heavy showers in some places. The amount of precipitation, or its location, is somewhat uncertain. Follow the weather radar. With the current forecast, certain parts of the region are more exposed. Spesific details are found in the warning message in Norwegian. Steep slopes, as well as streams and river with high discharge, are particularly exposed. Debris flows may reach the valley bottom even if they are triggered high in the terrain.
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    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsKeep yourself updated about the development of the weather, the landslide and flood situation, and follow the weather radar. Keep away from steep slopes, as well as streams and rivers with high discharge. Keep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides.

    ConsequencesSituation that requires vigilance and may cause local damages

  3. Applies to Hordaland

    From late Wednesday morning until late Wednesday evening it is expected lare amounts of precipitation, 50-80 mm during 12 hours.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsConsider the need for preventive measures. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. Check road reports (175.no). Adjust the speed and use caution while driving.

    ConsequencesRisk of flooding of low-lying areas in densely populated areas. Check varsom.no for more information. Locally difficult driving conditions, especially at waterways. Roads may be closed. Some journeys may have longer travel time. Road conditions affected with road spray and hydroplaning in some places.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday October 28, 2020 10:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Thursday October 29, 2020 03:00 - Danger is over
    Map of heavy rain, yellow level, Hordaland, 28 October 09:00 UTC to 29 October 02:00 UTC.
  4. Applies to Hordaland

    Wednesday it is a risk of locally strong wind gusts from a southerly and southwesterly direction, especially in outer regions of Hordaland.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsSecure loose objects. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no).

    ConsequencesLoose items may be taken by the wind. Possibly cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Bridges may be closed. Some roads may be closed due to trees or other objects in the road.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday October 28, 2020 11:00 - Wind increases
    2. Wednesday October 28, 2020 20:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Hordaland, 28 October 10:00 UTC to 28 October 19:00 UTC.

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