Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

A significant amount of snow melted into crust on Monday throughout the country, and thawing reached up to the mountain tops in many areas. Wind slabs could form in south-facing slopes in the Tuesday snowfall in North and East parts. The old snowpack is likely becoming stronger after thaw and freeze cycles. Weaknesses in the upper snowpack have likely disappeared due to the thaw, but deeper weaknesses higher in the mountains could still be present in the North part of the country.


Written by a specialist at 28 Feb 12:46 GMT

Avalanche bulletins for selected areas

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

Southwest corner

  • Wed Feb 28

    Low danger
  • Thu Feb 29

    Low danger
  • Fri Mar 01

    Low danger
Forecast made: 27 Feb 16:31 GMT. Valid until: 29 Feb 19:00 GMT.

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

Northerly winds on Thursday and Friday with some snow. Ongoing cold weather. Looks like light winds widely on Saturday.
Written by a specialist at 28 Feb 12:53 GMT


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

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