First Snow In Norwegian County Of Hedmark - Many Motorist Still Using Summer Tires

in science •  3 months ago

Hedmark had its first snow of the year. This is a mountain area but it is located in the southern parts of Norway. Here is a map of the area:

FireShot Capture 608 - Hedmark - Google Maps_ - https___www.google.se_maps_place_H.png

And here is a photo of the traffic conditions from the Norwegian Road Authorities:

FireShot Capture 609 - Early snow in Norway - Ice A_ - https___www.iceagenow.info_early-snow-norway_.png

Also, many motorists were surprised by the snow since they are still using summer tires. In the neighboring Sweden you must have winter tires on the 1st of December so this is clearly a bit early.

Source:

https://www.thelocal.no/20170920/early-snow-in-norway-makes-driving-hazardous

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