Debris avalanches and debris flows warning yellow level for Eastern Norway NVE

Valid for: 2019-05-21. Published: . Next forecast before:

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Kommuner i Telemark, Buskerud og Oppland har blitt fjernet fra varslingsområdet.



Rain and heavy showers is expected. Up to 15-20 mm per hour, 30-50 mm in three hours and 100 mm in 18 hours. The amount of precipitation, and its location, is somewhat uncertain. Follow the weather radar. Snowmelting will occur even in the high mountains, up to 20 mm.

The amount of water in the soil is significant. Steep slopes, as well as streams and river with high discharge are particularly exposed. Debris flows may reach the valley bottom even if they are triggered high in the terrain.
Danger increase Wednesday afternoon
Danger decrease Thursday morning
Altitude 0 - 2500 masl
Consequence Some landslides are expected. A few large events may occur. Exposed railways and roads may be closed. Debris avalanches: Soil slides and rapid movement of saturated soil in steep terrain. Debris flows: A flow of water, soil and rocks in steep creeks. Surface runoff in steep terrain can cause streams to change regular flow patterns.
Advice Keep yourself updated about the development of the weather and follow the weather radar. Keep away from steep slopes, as well as streams and rivers with high discharge. Keep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides.
Warning level meaning Challenging situation which requires monitoring and may cause local damages. Yellow level is the lowest of our warning levels.

The warnings are valid from 07.00  - 07.00 (08.00 - 08.00 during daylight savings).

Updates: Monday - Friday before 11.00 and 15.30. Saturday and Sunday before 11.00

Map overview
Intense rain
Water saturation

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