Avalanche bulletin - Tröllaskagi

  • Tue Mar 26

    Considerable danger
  • Wed Mar 27

    Considerable danger
  • Thu Mar 28

    Considerable danger

The snow is wind drifted and avalanches have been human triggerd in this wind drifted snow. Today Monday temperatures reached 0 degrees up to 700 m in the afternoon. Warm temperature can create a risk of wet flooding. Cooler temperature on Tuesday. Snow forecasts in the SV wind on Wednesday and Thursday.

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

Avalanche problems in the area

On Monday and Tuesday, wet floods can be expected.

Snow layers and snow cover

In the mountains, there is wind drifted snow on top of older stable snow. Stability seems somewhat uneven but a weak layer was at half a meter depth in a snowpit in Siglufjörður on Saturday. Snow should be strengthening in colder weather on Tuesday. Snowfall is predicted on Wednesday and Thursday.

Recent avalanches

Many human triggerd avalanches have been recorded over the past few days in S-, E- and N-ascpect. No avalanche reports in W-faces have been received.

Weather forecast

Thaw on Monday but cooling temp on Tuesday with SW winds and some snowfall

Forecast made: 25 Mar 23:26 GMT. Valid until: 27 Mar 21:00 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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