Great avalanche danger in Svalbard on Sunday

NVE reports that on Sunday 9 April there is a high risk of avalanches - danger level 4 - in the region of Svalbard west and Svalbard south.

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Published 4/8/2023

An increase in wind will lead to a large amount of wind transported snow. Naturally triggered avalanches are likely. Avalanches might also be triggered by snowmobiles or skiers. People are encouraged to avoid all avalanche terrain.

Warning for region Svalbard west: Svalbard vest - Avalanche forecast |

Warning for region Svalbard south: Svalbard sør - Avalanche forecast |