Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

Snow has subsided in warm weather recently. Where snow is left, wet avalanches and cornice collapses are possible. Fresh snow should be expected in the highest mountains in icecaps in S and SE.
Written by a specialist at 17 Apr 15:12 GMT

Avalanche bulletins for selected areas

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

East fjords

  • Thu Apr 18

    Low danger
  • Fri Apr 19

    Low danger
  • Sat Apr 20

    Low danger
Forecast made: 19 Apr 11:20 GMT. Valid until: 20 Apr 21:00 GMT.

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

Southerly winds and relatively warm weather. Moderate or heavy rain is forecast in the southeast part of Iceland in the evening and overnight with swollen rivers and increased likelihood of landslides or rockfall.
Written by a specialist at 17 Apr 15:16 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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