Major Storm Forces Evacuation of Norwegian Island Group Svalbard

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 20171 views
Published: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017

A major winter storm forced the evacuation of the Norwegian island group of Svalbard on Wednesday, December 28, with severe winds and snowfall reported into Friday, December 30.

Norway’s avalanche warning center <a href="http://www.varsom.no/snoskredvarsling/varsel/Svalbard%20s%C3%B8r/" target="_blank">reported</a> a severe avalanche risk on Thursday and Friday.

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