Storm Injun made landfall Thursday afternoon and will move northward overnight. In recent days, northern Norway has also been hit by strong winds and harsh weather conditions. This also caused problems at the time.
A hospital in Harstad was severely damaged by a storm on Thursday. according to NRC There is a lot of damage to the building. According to an eyewitness, many materials flew from the ceiling. No one is hurt.
The exact extent of the damage is not yet clear, as it is not yet safe enough to inspect the building. Debris is said to be scattered throughout the hospital.
All hospital appointments have been cancelled. Evening shift employees are having difficulty accessing the building. After several hours of complete lockdown, patients and their families are now allowed to leave the hospital.
Problems with electricity supply
Elsewhere in the region, on Senja Island, children have had to stay in school longer. The municipality advised parents not to take their children, given the police warning them to stay at home. According to the municipality, the situation is now safe enough.
In several places in northern Norway, homes are without electricity. However, this concerns more than three thousand customers. It is uncertain whether these problems can be resolved quickly under weather conditions.
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