Weather and climate

Heavy snow snarls traffic, knocks out power for thousands

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  • Thousands are without power Tuesday morning in regions Västernorrland and Västerbotten after a heavy snowfall.
  • Trains between Umeå and Sundsvall have been paused until Wednesday afternoon.
  • This kind of cold air covering Sweden from the North Pole is more common due to global warming, says Professor Anna Rutgersson to news agency TT.