Killer avalanches in Norway, involving a group of five Italians: one dead and two injuredA total of four victims of as many avalanches that hit different areas of the country
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.