Photo: Two residents forced to evacuate their homes ‘find their own accommodations’ at Svalbard Museum


Two people forced to abandon their homes due to an intense rainstorm that is presenting a significant landslide risk indulge in a mid-afternoon slumber Tuesday afternoon in the windowsills at Svalbard Museum. The city of Longyearbyen is asking displaced residents to find their own emergency housing if possible. The evacuation is scheduled to continue until at least Wednesday. Photo by Marion Purdhon / Icepeople.