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Oslo has been turned into temporary island due to flooding

By April 14, 2011 No Comments

As reported on MPR today, the town of Oslo is isolated by the water.

City officials say three consecutive years of major floods have not only been inconvenient, but tough on local businesses.

Even though Oslo is surrounded by floodwater, Main Street is quiet and dry, with no sandbags in sight. That’s a stark contrast to 1950, when businesses and homes were underwater and residents needed motor boats to get through town.

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