Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

Windslabs have formed in mountains in the N- and W-part of Iceland in SW snowdrift and snow showers. The slabs may be unstable and backcountry travellers should be careful with route selection. Avalanches have released in some places.
Written by a specialist at 27 Nov 18:14 GMT

Avalanche bulletins for selected areas

The avalanche bulletin is at a regional scale. It does not necessarily represent avalanche danger in urban areas.

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

Continuing strong SW-winds and snow showers in the western part of the country until Saturday. Calming weather on Saturday. Some precipitation in the S and E on Sunday, mostly rain. Calm weather on Monday until the next low pressure system shows up.
Written by a specialist at 27 Nov 18:19 GMT


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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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