Governance and Society

The wind of change: Numerous buses, ferries and schools have been cancelled today

Due to bad weather these routes have been cancelled this morning: 101, 200, 201, 202, 223, 100/300, 300, 400, 401, 410, 440, 442, 481, 485, 500, 504, 506, 600, 601, 700 and 701.

As well as the ferries to Nólsoy (90), Skúvoy (66) and Kalsoy (56).

City buses #4 & #5 in Tórshavn have also been cancelled this morning.

And 15 primary schools across the country, as reported by Schools have been cancelled in the following villages/towns: Runavík, Skála, Giljanes, Toftir, Klaksvík, Streymnes, Hósvík, Gøta, Velbastaður, Hvalvík, Fuglafjørður, Kollafjørður, Sandur, Tvøroyri & Trongisvágur.

Wind speeds will be at its highest in the northern part of the country, where gusts can reach 35 m/s (from southwest).

The wind speed in Tórshavn is 20 m/s at the moment (9am). The bad weather is expected to continue throughout the day – especially in the afternoon -, but tomorrow weather conditions are expected to improve.

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