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Risk of Torrential Rain in Southern Sweden

Torrential Rain Expected in Southern Sweden

SMHI has issued a yellow warning for Southern Värmland and the northern part of Västra Götaland county, indicating that a heavy rainstorm is expected to move in on Friday afternoon. The storm could bring up to 35 mm of rain in 3 hours, with the potential for localized flooding.

Communities with Poor Drainage at Risk

Communities where water has difficulty draining away are likely to experience the worst flooding. Residents of the area are advised to be mindful of weather conditions and look out for signs of flooding on roads and under viaducts.

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Precautions to Take

To stay safe during the storm, residents should take the following precautions:

  • Be mindful of weather conditions and look out for signs of flooding.
  • If you see flooding, do not drive through it.
  • If you live in an area that is prone to flooding, make sure you have a plan in place.

The storm should clear up relatively quickly during the evening, but residents should be prepared for the possibility of flooding. By taking the necessary precautions, you can help to stay safe during this weather event.

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