Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

Generally, there is no snow in lower parts of mountains and little snow above 500 m. No avalanches have been recorded but a few small ones have been observed. Warming temperatures on Thursday with rain, considerable rain in South- and East-Iceland, and small wet avalanches might fall then.
Written by a specialist at 28 Oct 16:22 GMT

Avalanche bulletins for selected areas

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

Northern Westfjords

  • Thu Oct 29

    Low danger
  • Fri Oct 30

    Low danger
  • Sat Oct 31

    Low danger
Forecast made: 28 Oct 15:57 GMT. Valid until: 30 Oct 19:00 GMT.

Tröllaskagi

  • Thu Oct 29

    Low danger
  • Fri Oct 30

    Low danger
  • Sat Oct 31

    Low danger
Forecast made: 28 Oct 17:59 GMT. Valid until: 30 Oct 19:00 GMT.

East fjords

  • Thu Oct 29

    Low danger
  • Fri Oct 30

    Low danger
  • Sat Oct 31

    Low danger
Forecast made: 28 Oct 17:56 GMT. Valid until: 30 Oct 19:00 GMT.

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

Warming temperatures on Thursday with intermittent rain. Strong easterly winds on Thursday but lighter on Friday. Considerable precipitation the next few days, especially in South- and East-Iceland.
Written by a specialist at 28 Oct 16:23 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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