COPENHAGEN, Denmark | 4 skiers missing after avalanche in northern Norway

3Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

COPENHAGEN, Denmark—Jan 03, 2019  —Norwegian officials say four people from Sweden and Finland are missing after an avalanche in northern Norway but strong winds, heavy snowfall and poor visibility are hampering rescue efforts.

A woman from Sweden and three men from Finland were last heard from on Wednesday afternoon. A search-and-rescue operation was launched after a 300-meter (990-foot) wide avalanche was reported in the Tamok valley, near the northern city of Tromsoe, where the party had gone skiing.

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