A brutal cold wave is currently sweeping across Europe, bringing tons of SNOW, powerful WINDS triggering widespread POWER OUTAGES and devastating several countries in Europe and Scandinavia with lows that haven’t been seen since 1980 in Sweden.
Sweden has had the lowest temperature in November since 1980 with a polar wave sweeping Western Europe. Same in Ivalo, Finnish Lapland, where thermometer were at -22ºC as well as in Norway.
On the Finnmark plateau between Kautokeino and Karasjok, Sweden, temperatures dropped to -35°C on Sunday. The forecast for next week shows a temperature anomaly for the last days of November at 10°C below the 1961-1990 reference period, reports the Swedish Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology.
Sweden’s coldest spot Nikkaluokta, near Gällivare in Norrbotten, where this Sunday’s low was -37.4°C, the lowest in the country in November since 1980.
The national record for November cold is -43°C for the year of 1890.