Weather warnings from SMHI
Hazards can vary depending on where you live. Here are some examples of what you may need to be prepared for in Sweden.
Important phone numbers, emergency alert system, weather warnings and other things you need to know when staying in Sweden.
Here you will find information on past and present disasters or incidents, dating back to the summer of 2018 (the year we started our English translation).
Wintery road conditions affect traffic and may cause accidents. Drive carefully and follow weather forecasts and traffic reports on the radio.
Tap water in Sweden is safe to drink but in case of a suspected contamination, there may be a recommendation to boil the water. These will be in Swedish.
The Swedish Security Service has raised the terrorist threat level from Elevated to High. Here you can find information on how to act in the event of a terrorist attack.
Vaccination and current recommendations. How to stay safe and help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Frostbite occurs if the blood cannot circulate through a frozen part of the body. Most commonly exposed are hands, feet, ears, nose, and cheeks. Here is advice on how to act if someone gets frostbite.