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Winter Storms took 750,000 cubic meters of Swedish forest
Thursday, 12 January 2012
Forest Company, Södra has summarized the impact the winter storms, which hit southern Sweden, has had on its members' areas.

From the first Sunday of Advent 2011 until today, about 750,000 cubic meters of forest has been blown down on the forest area controlled by the mebers of Södra, according to a statement.

"This includes all storm effects from Advent storm, storms Emil and Dagmar and windy days which resulted in fallen trees, "says the Director of Forestry,  Hakan Svensson in the press statement.


The storm impacts vary in southern Sweden, but are regionally most serious, affecting approximately one-tenth of the year's felling. Södra's South Region is worst hit with about 350,000 cubic meters, followed by Western Region with just under 300,000 cubic meters.

Forested areas on the west coast, north of Skåne and Blekinge west are the worst hit.
Södra expects to be able to reprocess these volumes in the normal course of business, while encouraging all forest owners to be active with the inventory of their forests and ensure that all storm-blown woods are taken care of as soon as possible.
By Scancomark.se Team

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