Blizzards ahead for much of Sweden
Published: 06 Jan 2011 12:24 GMT+01:00
Updated: 06 Jan 2011 12:24 GMT+01:00
A Class 1 warning indicates weather that may present certain risks to the public, with some disruption.
Southern Sweden is expected to receive around a decimeter of snow, and in central parts of the country, as much as 15 centimeters of snow may fall today.
SMHI also warns that all areas north of Jämtland, a region in the north of Sweden will be hit by strong winds, with rain and drifting snow.
The meteorological institute has issued a Class 2 weather warning, indicating possible danger to the public, for the region of Västernorrland, in the north of Sweden, where heavy snowfall is expected to cause snow drifts.