It lost more than 40 per cent of its area in just two days at the end of July, researchers said on Thursday.
In Finnmark and parts of Troms, good and favorite berry bogs have cracked and disappeared. The reason is warmer and more humid climate. "Almost impossible to reverse," says a bog researcher.
The last two nights have been cold in the country. In Hedmark, the 56-year-old cold record for July has been beaten.
On Saturday night a new cold record was measured for July at Sognefjellshytta. There is unusually high cold and wind in several places in Norway right now. And little indicates improvement over the next few days.
The mountain crossings linking the east and west are all open, but on these mountain crossings it has snow.
Low temperatures and precipitation in the form of snow have been reported on several transitions during the day.