It was just after 11.30 that the fire service reported that the roof of a building at Jendem school in Hustadvika municipality was about to come loose.
Arnfinn Klausen at the 110 central in Møre og Romsdal stated that it was about the roof of the gymnasium.
The fire brigade from Elnesvågen rushed out to the town and gradually climbed onto the roof to investigate the situation.
– The goal is to secure the roof and prevent it from loosening, Klausen told NRK.
At 1 p.m., the fire service announces that they have gained control of the situation and that the roof is safe. The extent of the damage is unknown.
In Kristiansund, the Sørsund bridge is closed due to strong winds, earlier on Saturday the Ormsund bridge was also closed.
Canceled speedboats and ferries
Due to strong winds and heavy rainfall, road users must expect difficult driving conditions in Møre and Romsdal today. This is reported by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration.
– Several ferry routes and exposed roads are already closed, or may be closed at short notice, they write.
The Swedish Road Administration asks people to follow their websites for updated traffic reports.
At 2 p.m. there is manual routing on the Omsund Bridge in Kristiansund due to strong winds. Cars with trailers are stopped, the police in Møre and Romsdal report.
The weather has so far caused problems for ferry and speedboat traffic on Saturday.
Torghatten Nord informs that all departures in the ferry connection between Småge-Orta-Finnøya-Sandøya-Ona will be canceled for the rest of the day. This is due to bad weather.
They also write that they hope that the weather can improve on Sunday morning, so that the route can start up again from Ona at 07.50.
In addition, these ferry connections have been canceled due to bad weather:
- Seivika – Tømmervåg
- Edøya – Sandvika
- Halsa – Kanestraum
- Arasvika – Henset
Route 1149, the fast ferry between Ålesund – Valderøy – Store Kalvøy – Hamsund, was canceled from 11 am and the rest of the day due to bad weather. Boreal reported that.
In addition, the fast ferry between Langevåg and Ålesund is canceled throughout the day.
The fast ferry between Ålesund – Valderøya and Hareid, and the ferry between Molde and Sekken have also been canceled until further notice due to the weather.
Reported to be full storm
On Saturday, a small storm is reported in the west and south-west on the coast and in the mountains of Møre and Romsdal. This will increase to a full storm. Late tonight the wind will decrease somewhat. Otherwise, locally strong gusts of wind have been reported.
There will also be sleet showers and snow showers, and partly rain showers near the coast. There may be a lot of snow locally in some places. In addition, it is unsafe for lightning and thunderstorms. A yellow lightning warning has been issued.
On Saturday, there is a significant avalanche danger on Sunnmøre, in Romsdal and Trollheimen. This is danger level three. Strong wind and snow lead to the risk of avalanches. The avalanche warning warns against the possibility that large avalanches may detach themselves.
The Norwegian Meteorological Institute has issued a yellow warning for snow on Saturday and night to Sunday in Møre and Romsdal.