Avalanche bulletin - Eyjafjörður (experimental)

  • Thu May 19

    Low danger
  • Fri May 20

    Low danger
  • Sat May 21

    Low danger

The new snow was unstable in the warming during the weekend but now it is settling

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

Snow layers and snow cover

New windslabs formed in northerly winds last week and few slabs released. During the weekend the temps rose and now the snow is settling and gaining strength. Nevertheless a risk for wet slabs and cornice collapse is still present.

Recent avalanches

Few slabs released in the new snow but many wet loose avalanches in the warming during the weekend

Weather forecast

E-winds wiht showers but rain during the weekend

Forecast made: 18 May 18:39 GMT. Valid until: 20 May 19:00 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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