Cyclone Per

Per (Hanno)

Per located just onshore Norway on January 14, 2007
Type European windstorm
Extratropical cyclone
Formed 9 January 2007
Dissipated 16 January 2007
Lowest pressure 965 mb (28.5 inHg)
Areas affected Scandinavia, United Kingdom, Russia

Per was the name of 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 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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