Floods in Norway cause destruction and evacuations amid Storm Hans

One of the most visible effects of this storm Due to the flooding of the rivers, campers were towedcausing significant damage and even impacting bridges.

In the town of Hemsedal, images shared on social media have shown how the Hemsilar River’s overflowing water has swept away caravans and mobile homes, throwing them against a bridge and destroying it. This dramatic scene was watched by neighbors and passers-by who had gathered to observe the extent of the damage caused by the floods.

The situation The situation was exacerbated by the partial collapse of the Braskereidfoss dam on the Glomma River in eastern Norway. The heavy rains have weakened the dam’s structure, causing it to deteriorate and causing concern in surrounding communities. In addition to property damage The floods have disrupted transportation and displacement systems in various parts of the country. The need to evacuate the affected areas It has caused thousands of people to leave their homes in search of a safe haven.

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre has called for caution and preparedness, warning that more flooding is possible in the coming days due to adverse weather conditions. Storm Hans has sparked a widespread warning about the need to be vigilant and take preventive action to mitigate the effects of flooding.

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