There has been several landslides in Longyeardalen and in the surroundings of Longyearbyen the last week. There is still a risk of landslides.
Proposal for management plan for Sør-Spitsbergen, Forlandet and Nordvest-Spitsbergen national parks and bird sanctuaries and amendments to the protection regulation is now open for consultation. Consultation deadline is 01.11.2016.
The Norwegian avalanche warning service provides regional avalanche forecasts for Nordenskiöld Land in Svalbard. Avalanche forecasts for this region will be published during the period from 28 January to 31 May.