Avalanche bulletin - Southwest corner

  • Thu May 13

    Low danger
  • Fri May 14

    Low danger
  • Sat May 15

    Low danger

Little snow in the area, hard and stable. Some precipitation on Thursday with possible snowfall in the mountains.

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

Little snow in the area in general, but a bit more snow in mountains inland (e.g. Botnssúlur) than by the sea. A little fresh snow could be added on Thursday.

Recent avalanches

No avalanches have been reported recently.

Weather forecast

A little precipitation in calm wind on Thursday, showers of rain in lowlands but snowshowers in mountains. Easterly wind and some precipitaiton on Friday. Easterly wind and dry weather on Saturday.

Forecast made: 12 May 15:06 GMT. Valid until: 14 May 19:00 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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