Cyclone Per (Hanno)
Per 14 January 2007.jpg
Per located just onshore Norway on January 14, 2007
TypeEuropean windstorm
Extratropical cyclone
Formed13 January 2007[1]
Dissipated15 January 2007[2]
Lowest pressure965 mb (28.5 inHg)
Areas affectedScandinavia, United Kingdom, Russia

Cyclone Per was a powerful storm with hurricane-force winds which hit the west coast of Sweden and Norway on the morning of 14 January 2007. In Sweden, six people died from the storm and approximately 300,000 households were left without electricity.

The storm was officially named Cyclone Hanno by the Free University of Berlin, which names all low-pressure areas that affect Europe, while the storm was named Per by the Norway Weather Service, which names all strong storms that affect Norway.

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References

  1. ^ http://www.met.fu-berlin.de/de/wetter/maps/Analyse_20070113.gif[bare URL image file]
  2. ^ http://www.met.fu-berlin.de/de/wetter/maps/Analyse_20070115.gif[bare URL image file]
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  4. ^ "Han såg sonen dö". Aftonbladet.
  5. ^ "Flydde med sin bil – dog". Aftonbladet. Archived from the original on 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2007-01-15.
  6. ^ "61-åring dödades ombord på pråm". Aftonbladet. Archived from the original on 2007-03-09. Retrieved 2007-01-15.
  7. ^ Hamrud, Annika (15 January 2007). "Två döda under skogsarbete". Archived from the original on October 1, 2007.