• Warning

    Fissure eruption in Holuhraun (north of Vatnajökull).
  • Warning

    E-ly winds with the polluted area to the west and northwest of the eruption, marked by Hofsjökull glacier in the west and Skagafjörður in the north. Tomorrow pollution can be expected over the central highlands west and southwest of the eruption. Valid until midnight tomorrow, thursday.
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Avalanche forecasts

Avalanche conditions

The snow that still remains in the mountains is considered mostly stable. However, there are few instances of old snow releasing as a slab and breaking up into big lumps. Travelers should be careful around very steep, snow slopes.
Written by a specialist at 08 Aug 13:02 GMT

Forecast for selected areas

Northern Westfjords

Low danger

Rather stable corn snow. The forecast will not be updated unless some changes happen.
Valid from: 19 May 16:00 GMT - Valid until: 10 Oct 16:00 GMT

Tröllaskagi

Low danger

Rather stable corn snow. The forecast will not be updated unless some changes happen.
Valid from: 20 Jun 16:00 GMT - Valid until: 10 Oct 16:00 GMT

East fjords

Low danger

Rather stable corn snow. The forecast will not be updated unless some changes happen.
Valid from: 26 May 16:00 GMT - Valid until: 10 Oct 16:00 GMT

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

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Written by a specialist at 28 May 11:20 GMT


Avalanche Danger Scale

The bulletin uses the international Public Avalanche Danger Scale.
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About the bulletin

IMO issues an avalanche bulletin Monday, Wedenesday and Friday at 16:00 GMT for three selected areas.

Safe backcountry travel requires training and experience. You control your own risk by choosing where, when and how you travel.

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