STRONG WINDS

Thousands of homes without power due to bad weather

1:19 min
  • Tens of thousands of households in Sweden have been affected by power outages, bridges have been closed and train and ferry services have been suspended due to strong winds.

  • Electricity companies say the power outages may persist today as the strong winds are making it a dangerous job to fix overhead power lines.

  • Ice is also making it treacherous on the roads in several areas of the country.