Updated 11:35 AM
On one of the major travel days of the year, the weather is causing serious problems, especially for rail passengers.
Travellers at Stockholm’s Central Station say many departures on long distance lines have been delayed by hours.
Swedish Radio News reports that around 40 percent of local trains in the southern province of Skåne have been cancelled, and there’s a complete stop in the line between Malmö and Simrishamn.
Around Gothenburg on the West Coast and Norrköping, southwest of Stockholm, some 20 percent of local trains are not running. The Swedish National Railways SJ is referring passengers to its Twitter feed for up-to-date information.