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Hurricane-force winds - Sweden

Friday, 14 January 2005

Type of Event:
Hurricane-force winds
Location of Event:
Southern Sweden
Date of Charter Activation:
14/01/2005
Charter Requestor:
Swedish Rescue Services Agency
Project Management:

Description of the event

Hurricane-force winds swept across southern Sweden on 8 January, leaving at least three dead in Sweden, police said. Key bridges and airports were closed, while all rail and ferry traffic was suspended. In southern Sweden, virtually all trains were cancelled, and more than 200,000 households were without power the night of 8 January, authorities said. Sea levels reached record levels.  

Storm damage to forest Värnamo, Kronobergslän, Sweden

Source: SPOT 5
Acquired: 24/01/05

Copyright: CNES and Spotimage
Map data Landmäteriet Sweden
Scale 1:100,000
Image processed by Metria Miljöanalys

Storm damage to forest Värnamo, Kronobergslän, Sweden

Source: SPOT 5
Acquired: 24/01/05

Copyright: CNES and Spotimage
Map data Landmäteriet Sweden
Scale 1:20,000 - 146 dpi
Image processing by Metria Miljöanalys

Storm damage to forest Värnamo, Kronobergslän, Sweden

Source: SPOT 5
Acquired: 24/01/05

Copyright: CNES and Spotimage
Map data Landmäteriet Sweden
Scale 1:50,000
Image processing by Metria Miljöanalys

Storm damage to forest Värnamo, Kronobergslän, Sweden

Source: SPOT 5
Acquired: 24/01/05

Copyright: CNES and Spotimage
Map data Landmäteriet Sweden
Scale 1:50,000 - 96 dpi
Image processing by Metria Miljöanalys