Radar image forUggdalseidet, Tysnes (Hordaland)
Ongoing: (deler av Vestlandet)
Recent observations show less rain than expected. Therefore, the hazard level for slush flows is now reduced to level 1. Risk of slush flows is especially high in areas with more than 40-50 cm snow. The snow is fully water-saturated. Slush flows are triggered even in gentle slopes, where water accumulates. Slush flows follow terrain depressions and may develop into debris flows. Read the full forecast on Varsom.no.
Danger is over
Slush slides: A flow of waterlogged snow. These landslides can start in relatively flat terrain and seek towards streams and steep slopes.
Weather radar for Western Norway
The map shows where precipitation (rain, sleet, snow etc) falls, the colour giving an indication of the amount.
By emitting radar waves the radar registers how precipitation moves . It will then receive echoes if the waves hit precipitation particles. The animation shows precipitation during the last hours, the last picture in the sequence being the most recent. The time at which it was taken is given (in local time) in the upper right corner.
Under certain conditions the radar waves are deflected and hit the ground instead, giving false echoes. False echoes can be recognised by being fairly motionless.