Motorway between Sweden and Norway shut down after massive landslide

Motorway between Sweden and Norway shut down after massive landslide

On the morning of September 23, 2023, a large landslide caused the collapse of a motorway stretch between Gothenburg in Sweden and Oslo in Norway. The landslide has resulted in three injuries and is currently under police investigation. The incident took place near the small Swedish town of Stenungsund and has significantly impacted the E6 motorway in both directions.

Sweden cancels controversial balloon test to artificially cool the Earth

Sweden cancels controversial balloon test to artificially cool the Earth

The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) has decided to cancel the controversial balloon test flight aimed to artificially cool the Earth due to growing concerns about its possible harmful effects on the ozone layer and the ecosystem. The flight was planned to launch in…

Heavy snow leaves 7 000 households without power across Sweden and Finland

Heavy snow leaves 7 000 households without power across Sweden and Finland

Around 4 000 households were left without electricity supply in Finland and another 3 000 in Sweden on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, after heavy snowfall struck the region. In Sweden, about 3 000 homes were affected by power outages, according to Eon, noting that…

Very bright fireball over Sweden, deep exploding sounds reported

Very bright fireball over Sweden, deep exploding sounds reported

A very bright fireball was observed and captured on camera as it streaked through the sky over Sweden at around 21:27 UTC on November 7, 2020. It's possible pieces of the object survived atmospheric entry. Residents living close to the trajectory reported deep…

Record-breaking snow – up to 3.3 m (10.8 feet) engulfs Kiruna, Sweden

Record-breaking snow – up to 3.3 m (10.8 feet) engulfs Kiruna, Sweden

Heavy snow fell over Sweden's northern town of Kiruna on Thursday, March 19, 2020, adding to the total amount of around 3.3 m (10.8 feet) that has accumulated since the beginning of the winter season on September 30, 2019. The amount broke the previous record of…