Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

Snow is in spring conditions, is generally homogeneous and rather stable. Still, small wet avalanches might release and cornices collapse. A little snowfall is expected on Thursday in the highlands, in North-Iceland and Strandir. New snow can be temporarily unstable.
Written by a specialist at 25 May 14:12 GMT

Avalanche bulletins for selected areas

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

Southwest corner

  • Thu May 26

    Low danger
  • Fri May 27

    Low danger
  • Sat May 28

    Low danger
Forecast made: 25 May 11:40 GMT. Valid until: 27 May 19:00 GMT.

Northern Westfjords

  • Thu May 26

    Low danger
  • Fri May 27

    Low danger
  • Sat May 28

    Low danger
Forecast made: 25 May 11:42 GMT. Valid until: 27 May 19:00 GMT.

Tröllaskagi

  • Thu May 26

    Low danger
  • Fri May 27

    Low danger
  • Sat May 28

    Low danger
Forecast made: 25 May 11:26 GMT. Valid until: 27 May 19:00 GMT.

Eastfjords

  • Thu May 26

    Low danger
  • Fri May 27

    Low danger
  • Sat May 28

    Low danger
Forecast made: 25 May 11:27 GMT. Valid until: 27 May 19:00 GMT.

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

North wind on Thursday and drizzle or rain in the north and east parts and chances of snowfall in the highest mountains. Ongoing north wind on Friday and light precipitation in the north and rather cold weather but fair and mild weather in the south. Southerly wind, fair and warm weather on Saturday.
Written by a specialist at 25 May 11:28 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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