Avalanch alert



Warning for HIGH avalanch risk
Update according to evaluations made in Longyearbyen tuesday morning.

On tuesday 21.February a HIGH risk for avalanch- danger grade 4- on Svalbard (region Nordenskioldland)


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Access to the evacuated houses

If the weather conditions do not change, there will be access to the evacuated houses for the collection of personal belongings and other items Saturday between 13.00 and 18.00 hrs.

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Access to the evacuated houses

If the weather conditions do not change, there will be access to the evacuated houses for the collection of personal belongings and other items Saturday between 13.00 and 18.00 hrs.

Read more «Access to the evacuated houses»

Avalanche above the track to Linken

There has beem an avalanche above the snow scooter track up to Linken on the Hiorthamn side. The Governor of Svalbard asks drivers of snow scooters and everyone moving about out in the field to report all snow avalanches, including any slides they may have released themselves, even in cases where no one has been caught or injured as a result of the slide.

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Access to the evacuated houses

There will be access to the evacuated houses for the collection of personal belongings and other items Saturday between 13.00 and 18.00 hrs.

Read more «Access to the evacuated houses»

Access to the evacuated houses

There will be access to the evacuated houses for the collection of personal belongings and other items Saturday between 13.00 and 18.00 hrs.

Read more «Access to the evacuated houses»

Maintains the ban on entry in Lia

The Governor of Svalbard maintains the ban on entry and residence in the evacuated area in Lia (see map). The decision is in force until further notice and will be upheld until the risk of snow avalanches in this area is over.

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Access to the evacuated houses Tuesday

There will be access to the evacuated houses for the collection of personal belongings and other items today, Tuesday between 15.00 and 19.00 hrs.

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No access to the evacuated houses today

Due to the weather conditions and NVS's avalanche forecast (danger level 3 –considerable) there will be no access to the evacuated houses today, Sunday.

The Governor urges people to take their precautions and be careful when entering the terrain.

Access to the evacuated houses Saturday and Sunday

There will be access to the evacuated houses for the collection of personal belongings and other items Saturday and Sunday between 13.00 and 18.00 hrs.

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Access to the evacuated houses Thursday and Friday

There will be access to the evacuated houses for the collection of personal belongings and other items today, Wednesday, and Friday between 15.00 and 18.00 hrs.

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