Gales hit Skåne

Published torsdag 31 januari 2013 kl 09.18
Photo: Bosse Johansson/Sveriges Radio

Gale force winds are buffeting southern Sweden this morning, causing some school buses to be cancelled and driving speeds have been cut on the Öresund bridge between Malmö and Copenhagen. High-sided vehicles are advised to avoid the bridge altogether.

Average winds speeds reached around 80 kph, with gusts as high as 108 kph.

The Swedish Weather Service issued a class 2 (out of 3) warning for the area, but forecasts wind speeds will fall during the day.