Storm Gyda Causes Flooding Near Trondheim, Norway

Storm Gyda dumped over a half-foot of rain in some locations along Norway’s western coast, causing flooding and disrupting travel.

The storm began impacting Norway on January 12, as national authorities issued severe weather alerts covering areas including Trondheim. Late on Thursday, the Norwegian Meteorological Institute reported rainfall totals from the storm of 105 mm (4.1 inches) in Trondelag, and 174 mm (6.85 inches) in More og Romsdal, both counties along Norway’s fjord-studded coastline.

This footage, recorded south of Trondheim by Iver August Holm, shows a local bus filling with water as it attempted to drive a route on Thursday morning. Credit: Iver August Holm via Storyful

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