STORM UPDATE 2 A.M. SATURDAY: NYBYEN UNSAFE, SCHOOL LOSING ROOF PANELS

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Nybyen is particularly vulnernerable, officials are urging the area near Longyearbyen School and Svalbardhallen be avoided due to possible loose roofing material, and the outdoor Christmas tree at Svalbard Church has been swept away, according to officials as of 2 a.m. Saturday.

Svalbardposten also reported an unoccupied car at Sjøområdet has been completely burried in snow.

 

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