Avalanche bulletin - Southwest corner (experimental)

  • Tue Apr 07

    Considerable danger
  • Wed Apr 08

    Considerable danger
  • Thu Apr 09

    Moderate danger

Considerable snowfall during the weekend in NE-wind. The wind turned SE on Monday night with rain. Snow drift in the mountains in variable wind directions.

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

Avalanche problems in the area

Snow layers and snow cover

The snowpack was mostly old stable snow before the weekend. Wind slabs have been formed in E-ENA winds with snowfall during the weekend.

Recent avalanches

Some small avalanches were reported in Bláfjöll on Monday.

Weather forecast

SW snow showers on Tuesday. N-wind on Wednesday and E-wind on Thursday, mostly dry both days.

Forecast made: 06 Apr 20:09 GMT. Valid until: 08 Apr 21:00 GMT.

Avalanche Danger Scale

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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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