Accident in the power transmission system left without electricity on Tuesday about 25 thousand inhabitants of the Norwegian Arctic. The reasons for the incident that occurred on located in the Norwegian Sea, Lofoten, are being investigated.
"The accident is localized, began repair work. Based on currently available information, we believe that the electricity supply will be restored during the day ", - quotes agency the power company statement Lofotkraft.
Currently temperature Lofoten where in this time daylength not exceed a few hours is about -7 ... -10 ° C.
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British Marines refused to fight in the frozen diapers
In exercises in northern Norway British special forces refuses to leave his barracks at a temperature below -8: in the surrounding forests have no warm composting toilets, diapers and freeze to the genitals if going under.
Terrible frosts down to -20 degrees Celsius, the lack of toilet stalls in the Norwegian woods, where the NATO exercise - forcing Marines Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain refuse to follow orders and stay in the barracks.
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Early this morning the inhabitants of the Arctic regions of Norway witnessed a fantastic natural phenomena.
On the websites of local Newspapers published pictures now, sent by readers in the sky above Altai and Tromso was formed by a giant spiral with a blue glow inside her.
The cause of the phenomenon is not yet clear. Eyewitnesses from Trondelag tell ( and show) spiral blue beam rising from behind the mountains. He stops and begins to circulate in the air, covering the entire horizon.
Norwegian media have found several possible causes of the phenomenon. \"Spirallike form (obscure object) Read more [...]
on 12 June. The Norwegian authorities have been forced to partially close due to heavy rains and landslides are one of the main roads of the country, reports Helsingin Sanomat Online.
According to rescuers, there is a possibility that the some of two hundred evacuated people will soon be able to return home, because meteorologists promise better weather.
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Minister of justice Knut Storberget visited the most affected by floods In Koppang and Lillehammer.
The rains caused in Central Norway massive floods, the water moved a few houses, destroyed roads and caused Read more [...]
Amundsen in his favourite fur in 1934 Exposure: CorbisWITH THE Centesimal anniversary of Roald Amundsen’s Antarctic jaunt shortly upon us (he labeled the Southward Rod on December 14, 1911—34 years ahead Robert Falcon Scott), thither volition be no dearth of remembrances this surrender. Lynne Cox’s is the one not to fille. Cox, the humans’s superlative open-water bather and the generator of Naiant to Antarctica, ruminates on Amundsen and follows his route in Southward with the Sun: Roald Amundsen, His Glacial Explorations, and the Pursue Read more [...]
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Counter-clockwise rotation of the sea surface high observed near the west coast of Norway. Archival data radar altimeters on ERS-1, ERS-2 and Envisat satellites show undulate around the center of the Lofoten Basin.
Pool Lofotenskihe Islands topographic depression depth of about 3500 m in the Norwegian Sea. He is known to be the major reservoir of heat to the northern seas (Greenland, Iceland and the Norwegian Sea) where there is a strong interaction between the ocean and the atmosphere. (Credit: D. Volkov / ESA).
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on may 25. The earthquake of a magnitude of 6.2 has occurred in the Norwegian sea. According to the USGS, the epicenter of the tremor was located at 601 km North-West of the Norwegian city of tromsø and more than 1000 kilometers from Murmansk. Underground blow was registered at a depth of 8.8 km.
The Pacific tsunami center has estimated the magnitude of this earthquake 6.5 and issued a warning about the possible emergence of a local tsunami, reports ITAR-TASS. The manifestation of the underground elements were registered in 02:47 Moscow time.
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The footage from the surveillance camera for the first time shown on air local television, is seen as a criminal to park the car in the government quarter in Oslo and goes out quickly and the machine explodes. A few hours later, Breivik opened fire at a youth camp near the capital. Breivik's victims, who arranged the bloodiest in the history of the country's double attack, a total of 77 people were. The court sentenced him to twenty-one year in prison - is the most severe punishment to Norwegian law.
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Norwegian researchers from the clinic Sykehuset Innlandet found that visits to the church are beneficial not only to the spiritual, but also physical health.
According to the scientists, going to church reduces blood pressure in hypertensive patients. The more often a person is in the church, the lower the pressure.
Previously to such conclusion the American scientists, but then it announced just a coincidence because the church in the United States, regularly goes up to 40% of the population. Norwegian experts study more accurate, because in this country go to church no more Read more [...]
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19/12/2012 According to optimistic forecasts Norwegian futurists, published in the latest issue of International Studies Quarterly, in 2050 the number of wars around the world will be reduced by half. Thus, after 38 years in armed conflicts will be involved every twelve countries, and not one out of six as of today.
Among those who will still be at war, scientists have named India, Nigeria, Sudan, Ethiopia and Tanzania. To prove the soundness of his method, the scientists "predict" the war years 2001-2009, based on the statistical data for the seventies - the nineties of the last Read more [...]
Accident in the transmission system left without electricity on Tuesday about 25 thousand inhabitants Norwegian Arctic. The reasons for the incident that occurred in located in the Norwegian Sea, the Lofoten Islands, are being investigated.'Accident localized, began repair work. Based on available information, we believe that the power supply can be restored within a day "- a statement quoted by energy companies Lofotkraft.Today time temperatures in Lofoten, where it is time , the length of daylight is less than a few hours, is about -7 ... -10 ° C.Information:The Lofoten Islands are Read more [...]
Early this morning, residents of the polar regions of Norway witnessed a fantastic natural phenomenon.On Web sites, local newspapers published pictures are sent by readers - in the sky above Alta and Tromso formed a giant spiral with a blue glow inside.Causes of the phenomenon are unclear. Eyewitnesses of Tronnenlaga tell (and show) spiral blue beam that rises over the mountains. He stops and begins to circulate in the air, covering the entire horizon.Norwegian media have found several possible reasons for the phenomenon. "Spiral-like shape (unknown object) may point to a missile that began Read more [...]
May 25. Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the Norwegian Sea. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at 601 km north-west of the Norwegian city of Tromso and more than 1,000 kilometers from Murmansk. Underground shock was registered at a depth of 8.8 kilometers.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center estimated the magnitude of that earthquake at 6.5 and issued a warning about the possible origin of a local tsunami, according to ITAR-TASS. Manifestation of underground elements were registered at 02:47 Moscow time.
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Economic differences between Russia and Norway in the Arctic have been a long time, until 1977, when the Oslo declared the waters around the Svalbard archipelago stretching for 200 miles of its exclusive economic zone. Norwegians themselves called it the fish protection-tion. Back in 1920, more than 40 nations signed a treaty on Spitsbergen (in 1935, joined the Treaty and the Soviet Union), according to which the archipelago was under Norwegian jurisdiction. It is this agreement referred king of Norway in his decree of 1977, which stated that his country had decided to take the opportunity to Read more [...]
For years, can not come to an agreement on ownership of the Arctic areas of Russia and Norway. Talks between the two countries on the borders of special economic zones and the continental shelf are conducted since the 1970s. Norwegians offer to measure the same distance from the islands belonging to Russia and Svalbard, and thus to distinguish the section of the Barents Sea. Russia, in turn, does not agree with this position and draw the line at thirty degrees. Overlapping with each other segments waters Norway and Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union called "gray zone." Read more [...]
A Norwegian adventurer attempting to breakage the speeding book for skiing south Punt was airlifted from the ice on Sunday as his wellness deteriorated. Travel lonely and unsupported, Steffen Dah was in situation to gainsay cuss Norwegian Christian Eide's speeding immortalise earlier dropping ill on Thursday. Afterwards a row of antibiotics failed to meliorate his symptoms Dash requested an voidance. He was picked up by a shave that was en path to the terminal, allowing Dah a abbreviated sojourn earlier aim to Conjugation Glacier foot for aesculapian discussion. Eide's immortalize for interbreeding Read more [...]
Two long-familiar Norwegian climbers died recent conclusion workweek in an ostensible fortuity on Kjerag in southwest Norway. Bjorn-Eivind Aartun and Stein-Ivan Gravdal were attempting to bear a new ice path on Kjerag's 3,228-foot boldness. When they failed to counter by Thursday, friends alerted exigency services. A whirlybird institute the partners dangling top fine-tune from their roach, with bloodline seeable on the drop infra them. Norway's subject climb connection aforementioned tod that the deaths may sustain been caused by a unleash ball of blow or ice that cruel and hit climbers. Investigators Read more [...]