Warning from MET Norway

Heavy rainshowers, yellow level (MET)

Møre og Romsdal

Published: 18.08.2020 11:29 Valid: from 19.08.2020 15:00 to 20.08.2020 03:00

Type of warning

Rain flood

From Wednesday afternoon to late Wednesday evening and early Thursday heavy rain showers are expected locally in your area and the showery weather can last 2 to 3 hours. There will be large local variations in intensity and duration, and the weather conditions can change rapidly. The exact location of the precipitation is uncertain, but the areas with the highest probabilities for heavy rain showers are in inner parts of southern Trøndelag and inner parts east in Møre og Romsdal.

Sender MET Norway
Source https://www.met.no/vaer-og-klima/Ekstremvaervarsler-og-andre-farevarsler
Danger increases from 8/19/2020 3:00:00 PM
8/20/2020 3:00:00 AM
Consequence Risk of storm water in urban areas, local flooding, stream bank erosion, changing waterways, shallow landslides at locations impacted by showers. Hail, thunder and lightning, and strong wind gusts. Locally difficult driving conditions, especially at waterways. Roads may be closed. Road conditions affected with road spray and hydroplaning in some places. Damage to electrical systems and equipment due to lightning. Unsecured objects can be taken by the wind. Electricity supply can be affected, for example due to trees breaking or coming into contact with power lines.
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. Unplug electrical equipment. Avoid being the highest object, and keep away from lone trees, towers, or masts. Secure loose objects such as potted plants, trampolines, garden furniture etc. Stay away from exposed places if possible. Do not drive in water deeper than 30 cm.
Awareness seriousness Challenging situation
Certainty Likely > 50%
Map of heavy rainshowers, yellow level, Møre og Romsdal, 19 August 13:00 UTC to 20 August 01:00 UTC.
Map of heavy rainshowers, yellow level, Møre og Romsdal, 19 August 13:00 UTC to 20 August 01:00 UTC.
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