High fire risk in southern and central Sweden
The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency warns that the dry, warm weather prevailing in southern and central Sweden has led to great risk of fire in woodlands and fields. The...
Sign up onto Svensklistan if you are near India or Pakistan
Recently, the tensions between India and Pakistan have increased and, according to the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the situation is being aggravated further. The embassy...
Important public announcement for Varberg, Halland
Update April, 4, 23.00: The warning for Varberg, Halland, because of a fire in an industrial building, has been withdrawn.
The Swedish Embassy concerning the shooting in Utrecht
Update 18/3 7.30 PM: Due to the person who is suspected of being the offender having been arrested, the Dutch authority NCTV has reduced the threat level for the province of...
Swedish Embassy in France on demonstrations in Paris
Due to demonstrations and unrest in Paris, the embassy urges the public to avoid places where unrest exists and to follow local authorities recommendations.
About Valborg and the fire ban
The dry and warm weather has resulted in a great risk of fire in forests and fields in parts of Sweden. There is a fire ban in several municipalities.
SGU: "Risk of difficult summer with low groundwater levels"
The groundwater situation in the run up to the summer has deteriorated since the recent drought. This is what the latest monthly report from SGU, Sweden's geological survey,...
The Swedish Security Service: Unchanged terror threat level in Sweden
The National Centre for Terrorist Threat Assessment (NCT) ascertains that the total terrorist threat level in Sweden remains at level three on a five-point scale. The decision is...
The investigation of the summer's forest fires has been completed
During the summer of 2018, Sweden was hit by the most extensive forest fires in modern times. The investigation reviewing the management of the forest fires has now been completed.
Forest fires 2018
This page is archived and will not be updated. In July 2018 there were large forest fires in different parts of Sweden. This is where information and warnings from the Swedish...