Norway landslide: Buildings swept away in Alta disaster – BBC News

Eight homes have been swept into the sea following a powerful landslide in the Norwegian town of Alta.

As drones flew overhead to capture the damage – land continued to collapse, however officials don’t believe anyone is missing from the disaster.

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In This Story: Norway

Norway is a Scandinavian country encompassing mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. Oslo, the capital, is a city of green spaces and museums. Preserved 9th-century Viking ships are displayed at Oslo’s Viking Ship Museum. Bergen, with colorful wooden houses, is the starting point for cruises to the dramatic Sognefjord. Norway is also known for fishing, hiking and skiing, notably at Lillehammer’s Olympic resort. 

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