Great danger of avalanches in Hordaland and Rogaland

Norwegian People's Aid. Exercise in TromsdalenTROMSØ. Norwegian People's Aid. Exercise in Tromsdalen.Photo: Jan-Morten Bjørnbakk, SCANPIX

There  is great danger of avalanches  both in Rogaland and Hordaland Sunday, according to forecasts The risk ratio is at level four and  Røldal in Odda municipality  Is particularly   vulnerable

– Expect heavy rains and mild weather Sunday. That’s why the  degree of risk is so great, shift leader at avalanche warning Emma Barfod says.

The forecast  in general  applies to the entire mountain in both counties. The avalanche danger will be greatest where there is most precipitation.

At the height of 1,000 meters large jib snow is expected, while thelower terrain below 1,000 meters   it expected to get more naturally triggered  wet avalanches.

– The village of Roldal in  Hordaland is  the most vulnerable. We encourage everyone to keep a close eye on the  avalanche  alert s on the website and avoid  steep terrain  in higher altitudes, says Barfod.

The  weather forecast  for Hordaland and Rogaland  on Sunday is  plus degrees, some sun and a lot of rainfall.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today