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Strong winds and slippery conditions across large parts of Sweden

Icy pavements pictured earlier this winter. File photo: Tomas Oneborg / SvD / TT

Published: 22.Feb.2019 08:32 hrs

Large parts of Sweden can expect an icy start to the weekend with slippery conditions on the roads, and in the mountainous regions strong winds are expected.

After a cold night across the country, motorists have been advised to drive carefully and be aware of possible risk of skidding. In Norrland, there's a risk of black ice and even in the southernmost parts of Sweden the cold air could cause problems.

Temperatures are set to rise during the day with a warmer afternoon, but on Friday morning most of the country was experiencing minus degrees.

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