Killer avalanches in the far north of Norway, with five Italians involved, one of whom died .

Four victims hit by as many avalanches that hit different areas of the country. A group of five Italians was involved, according to the Norwegian police: one of them died, two others were injured, one seriously, the remaining two were unharmed .

The group was on the Kavringtinden peak, a mountain almost 1,300 meters high, a destination for hikers . Today, in the region - according to the media - avalanches were also recorded in three other areas of North-Troms, with a total toll of four dead.

In the locality of Reinoya, a small island in the North-Troms of about 300 inhabitants, an avalanche hit a farm, dragging it into the sea. A man and a woman were found dead in the water, as well as a hundred heads of cattle . All other residents have been evacuated.

In Storlett, in the municipality of Nordreisa, an avalanche involved another group of foreign tourists. One person was found dead . A fourth avalanche caused no casualties.

The police advised anyone not to move to the mountains in the area due to the bad weather conditions. A red alert has been issued for both today and tomorrow in several locations in Norway.


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