Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

A few slushflows occurred in the southern Westfjords on Thursday in rain and warm weather. Thaw reached to the mountain tops in most parts of the country. On Sunday, cooling occurs around the country with stabilisation of the snow pack after warming on Saturday. Wind slabs can form in snow showers on S-aspects on Sunday, but some may have formed on N-aspects on Saturday in the mountains.
Written by a specialist at 28 Jan 12:01 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

Rapid cooling on Sunday with winds changing to the North and ongoing snow showers. A low pressure system brings a lot of snow in strong winds on Monday, especially in the south.
Written by a specialist at 28 Jan 12:17 GMT

Avalanche Danger Scale

Very high


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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