Storm Alexander makes landfall in southern Sweden
People in the south of Sweden are bracing for Storm Alexander, which is battering the region with high winds, rains and some snow. The powerful storm as even prompted traffic officials to close the Öresund bridge that connects Sweden and Denmark.
According to SMHI, Storm Alexander will blew through Sweden for just a short period of time and the winds will be at the strongest at around 9 – 10 p.m. on Friday before easing off as they pass into Finland, which is good news for those Swedes celebrating Lucia outdoors on Saturday.
In the meantime, emergency management officials are urging caution.
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Source News: Radio Sweden
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