Tagged: Snow

Norway’s next extreme winter

Weather forecasts predict an “abnormally cold” winter in Norway—five frosty facts The Local 1. How cold will it get? Pretty darn cold, apparently. Major weather site Accuweather suggests the extreme chill will largely bypass...

Snow days kindle warm memories

New York may have been spared the storm of the century, but for some, snow days are still a treasure Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. New York was scheduled to be overwhelmed by a record-breaking...

The year's first winter storm

It has been an unusually mild autumn, but today, Northerners will experience powerfully bad weather. The on-duty meteorologist, Gunnar Nor, informed Norwegians of the weather situation in Tromso on Monday. “It is the first...

Lack of snow threatens slalom opening

There were great conditions on the Rettenbacher glacier near Sölden as the Alpine World Cup began with its first race of the year, but in Finland the snow was scarce, and now the joke...

A White Christmas for all Norwegians

For the first time in several years, all Norwegians enjoy a White Christmas. Even the rainy city of Bergen and the island community of Utsira, where snow rarely falls, are covered by snow. In...

Heavy snowfall over Eastern Norway

A heavy snowfall over south eastern Norway on the evening of Christmas Day and during the night is hampering road and air traffic in the region on Second Day Christmas, which is a public...

AutoSocks inspired by a Norwegian grandmother

There is no doubt that design can help build success, but few companies have experienced such great successful results as AutoSock. Between 2004 and 2006, sales of the Norwegian invention rose from 200,000 to...

Bus trip over snow-covered mountain turns fatal

One passenger was killed and several were injured when a bus with 40 passengers slid off the road, and nearly rolled over, on highway R15 near Grotli north of Lillehammer early Tuesday morning. The...

A sure sign it’s snowing on the slopes

Tryvann Winter Park is a ski resort just 15 minutes from downtown Oslo, Norway, which makes it a quick getaway for city folks wanting to take in a day on the slopes. By Diego...