Warning from MET Norway for Telemark, Buskerud and Oppland

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Heavy rainshowers, yellow level (MET)

Published: Valid: from 20.05.2022 14:00 to 21.05.2022 01:00

Warning

Rain flood

  • Sender: MET Norway
  • Danger increase: Friday, May 20, 2022, kl.2:00 PM
  • Danger decrease: Saturday, May 21, 2022, kl. 1:00 AM
  • Certainty: Likely > 50%

Consequence

Risk of storm water in urban areas, local flooding, stream bank erosion, changing waterways, shallow landslides at locations impacted by showers. Locally difficult driving conditions, especially at waterways. Roads may be closed. Road conditions affected with road spray and hydroplaning in some places.

Advice

Keep yourself informed of the latest weather developments and forecasts. Follow the weather situation on the rain radar. Stay away from steep slopes as well as fast flowing streams. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. Cleaning of drainage systems and culverts is recommended so that the water can drain away. Check road reports (175.no). Adjust the speed and use caution while driving. Stay away from exposed places if possible. Do not drive in water deeper than 30 cm.

Description

Friday afternoon and evening heavy rain showers are expected. There will be local variations in intensity and duration.

Map of heavy rainshowers, yellow level, Telemark, Buskerud and Oppland, 20 May 12:00 UTC to 20 May 23:00 UTC.
Map of heavy rainshowers, yellow level, Telemark, Buskerud and Oppland, 20 May 12:00 UTC to 20 May 23:00 UTC.