Warning from MET Norway

Very heavy rainshowers, orange level (MET)

Rogaland

Published: 27.07.2021 16:41 Valid: from 27.07.2021 00:00 to 28.07.2021 00:00

Type of warning

Rain flood

Very heavy rain showers are observerved in Rogaland, and this will continue throughout this afternoon and evening. There will be large local variations in intensity and duration, and the weather conditions can change rapidly.

Sender MET Norway
Danger increases from 7/27/2021 12:00:00 AM
7/28/2021 12:00:00 AM
Consequence Risk of storm water in urban areas, local flooding, stream bank erosion, changing waterways, shallow landslides at locations impacted by showers. Locally difficult driving conditions, especially at waterways. Roads may be closed. Road conditions affected with road spray and hydroplaning in some places. Heavy rainshowers can cause flooding in cellars.
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. Follow the advice of emergency authorities, both local and government. 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. Do not drive in water deeper than 30 cm.
Awareness seriousness Severe situation
Certainty Likely > 50%
Map of very heavy rainshowers, orange level, Rogaland, 26 July 22:00 UTC to 27 July 22:00 UTC.
Map of very heavy rainshowers, orange level, Rogaland, 26 July 22:00 UTC to 27 July 22:00 UTC.
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