Class 2 Storm Gust Warning

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, has issued Class 2 warnings of storm gusts in large areas of Västra Götaland county.

From Friday afternoon, wind gusts of about 21 metres per second are expected in large areas of Västra Götaland county, according to SMHI. From late evening wind gusts of about 25 metres per second are expected.

The definition of a Class 2 storm gust warning is wind gusts over 25 metres per second. Beware of structural damage and objects flying about. There may also be greater damage to forests and a risk of disruption to traffic, electricity supply and telephone communication.

SMHI has also issued Class 1 warnings of very strong gusts of wind in large areas of Götaland and Svealand. For the latest news about weather warnings, follow SMHI here.