Flood warning: Swedish towns on high alert after rivers burst their banks

Flood warning: Swedish towns on high alert after rivers burst their banks

Halmstad in south-western Sweden has called for national aid as flood warnings rise to the highest level possible.

Thousands left without electricity in Sweden in the wake of powerful Storm Ciara

Thousands left without electricity in Sweden in the wake of powerful Storm Ciara

IN PICTURES: Thawing snow causes floods in northern Sweden

IN PICTURES: Thawing snow causes floods in northern Sweden

Flood warnings issued as river levels rise in Sweden
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Flood warnings issued as river levels rise in Sweden

In pictures: Heavy rain causes flooding in southern Sweden

In pictures: Heavy rain causes flooding in southern Sweden

Why Swedes are really, really happy about a 25C ‘heatwave’

Why Swedes are really, really happy about a 25C ‘heatwave’

Flood alerts after heavy rain batters Sweden

Flood alerts after heavy rain batters Sweden

Western Sweden threatened by flooding

Western Sweden threatened by flooding

Downpours flood roads in western Sweden

Downpours flood roads in western Sweden

Flash floods cause chaos in southern Sweden

Flash floods cause chaos in southern Sweden

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Climate change ‘means flooding for west Sweden’

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Skåne floods cause chaos

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Dams burst in southern Sweden

Skåne flooding subsides

Skåne flooding subsides

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Flooding threatens northern Sweden

Western Sweden caught in downpour

Western Sweden caught in downpour

Dam nears breaking point in central Sweden

Dam nears breaking point in central Sweden

January thaw causes chaos across Sweden

January thaw causes chaos across Sweden

Flooding and ice wreak havoc across Sweden

Flooding and ice wreak havoc across Sweden

Thunderstorms leave southern Sweden reeling

Thunderstorms leave southern Sweden reeling

‘Tropical hurricane’ Katia batters Sweden

‘Tropical hurricane’ Katia batters Sweden

‘Hurricane’ Katia fells trees, disrupts traffic

‘Hurricane’ Katia fells trees, disrupts traffic

Extreme water levels in Sweden’s far north

Extreme water levels in Sweden’s far north

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Extreme rains flood southern Swedish town

New flood warnings: ‘it’s going to get worse’

New flood warnings: ‘it’s going to get worse’

Flood threat passes as waters start to retreat

Flood threat passes as waters start to retreat

Spring floods cause Uppsala rail havoc

Spring floods cause Uppsala rail havoc