More snow set to blanket northern Sweden Thursday as storm sweeps through

A snow covered street in central Sundsvall, Sweden. A winter storm is causing transportation difficulties with everything from newspaper delivery to ambulance circulation. (Anna Westin/Swedish Radio)
  • Northern Sweden, already saddled with snow, is in for more wintry weather on Thursday as a storm passes through.
  • The Swedish weather agency has issued a class two warnings – its second highest – for Västernorrland and Västerbotten, saying the coastal regions on the east will see heavy snow and high winds.
  • The Swedish Transport Administration has asked motorists to stay off the roads.
Radio Sweden report

For more on the storm and its effect on transit, listen to Radio Sweden’s full report

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United States: November ranks 2nd hottest on record for the Arctic and globe, Radio Canada International

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