Test of civil defence siren on 7 March

Four times a year the civil defence sirens/alarms are tested by the Swedish authorities. The next test is on Monday 7 March at 3 PM.

The civil defence signal is a warning system used in the event of accidents, serious incidents, and disturbances in important societal functions. It is an important part of Sweden's crisis preparedness. To check that the signal works, it is tested four times a year.

In 2022, the signal will be tested on the following dates:

7 March

13 June

5 September

5 December

Due to the current situation in the world The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) wants to emphasize that Monday's signal is just a test.