Two offices that often criticise Swedish agencies for long wait times have their own problems with efficiency.
Christmas Eve is no holiday for telephone operators. Over the past years the record-high Christmas telephone and text messaging traffic are beaten only by New Year’s Eve.
Sunday is expected to be an intense traffic day, as many return home from holiday celebrations, but the weather may cause trouble for travelers along the coast of Norrland, in northern Sweden.
The last few days of the year look to be very cold throughout Sweden, according to a forecast by the Swedish meteorological agency SMHI.
Swedish police officers have had a busy Christmas night, with plenty of drunkenness and assault reported throughout the country.