Flood warning yellow level for Nordlige deler av Helgeland og sørlige Salten

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Yellow level

Published: Valid: from 11.08.2022 07:00 to 12.08.2022 06:59
Next forecast before:
  • Danger increase: Wednesday afternoon 10. Aug. 2022

Consequence

Local flooding and/or erosional damage in streams and small rivers. Risk of storm water in urban areas, local flooding, stream bank erosion, changing waterways, shallow landslides at locations impacted by showers.

Advice

Stay informed on the situation. Secure and/or move assets away from vulnerable areas (car, caravan along rivers/streams, basements). Cleaning of drainage paths and culverts is recommended. Keep away from rivers and streams with high flow.

Description

Water discharge is expected to increase because of rain and snowmelt. This may cause local inundation where river channels are filled with ice and because of frozen ground. It also may cause ice drift in streams, with subsequent local inundation. Local flooding and erosion damage. High flow/water level in comparison to normal seasonal variations. Large amounts of rain are expected in the warning area.