Due to snow avalanche hazard level 3, there will not be access to the evacuated houses this weekend.

The Governor urges people who are out in the terrain to be cautious and take their precautions.

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. Follow avalanche forecast on http://www.varsom.no/