Wednesday, May 18

House evacuated after avalanches

Friday morning an avalanche went over Beisfjordveien in Ofoten.

– The power line to Beisfjord has been cut, the police in Nordland inform.

According to the police, it may look as if several landslides have occurred within the landslide that have been discovered, and according to NRK there is a house in the area where the landslide has occurred.

The occupants of the house in question have been evacuated.

– We are working to get clarity on whether there are people inside the avalanche and try to get clarity on where the avalanches are, how big they are and whether there are cars caught between or in avalanches, says operations manager Ulf Slettan in Nordland police district to VG.

The status is unclear, and the emergency services are working, the police inform on Twitter.

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