Hurricane winds lash northern Sweden

Waves break over the end of the runway at Sumburgh Airport in Sumburgh, Shetland Islands, on January 31, 2024, as Storm Ingunn hit. Sweden suffered significant damage from the storm as well. (Photo by Andy Buchanan / AFP) (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)
  • Powerful winds are lashing northwestern Sweden, and in Stekenjokk in Jämtland, the wind speed is at hurricane level.
  • Trees fallen over power lines and roads have caused power outages, leaving many households without power.
  • The storm, which has been named Ingunn, is coming from the southwest via Norway.
Radio Sweden
For more on the damage caused by the hurricane level winds, listen to Radio Sweden’s full report.

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