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What time of day or year are avalanches most likely to happen?
This is an educated guess only: The most likely time of day for an avalanche would be in the afternoon and the most likely time of year would be in the spring. The logic behind this "guess" is that as the temperature begins to rise (i.e., in the afternoons and in the spring), the snow begins to melt resulting in the weight of the snowpack becoming heavier until reaching the point where the underlying snow is no longer able to support it and lets loose. This is assuming there is no external triggering event such as an earthquake.
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Where Avalanches Happen Most Often Try checking out some of these links. Lots of info about avalanches! The Avalanche ZoneCyberSpace Avalanche Center (CSACAvalanche Awareness:… Information About Avalanches and Avalanche SafetyColorado Avalanche Information CenterLa Sal Avalanche Forecast CenterThe Patrol PagesSchottischer Lawinenwarndienst - About avalanches (Englisch)IGS - International Glaciological SocietyUIAA - World Mountaineering and climbing federation Here are more opinions and answers from other FAQ Farmers: The mountains!Mountains!Avalanches happen on a angle much like a mountain. Avalanches happen wherever there is snow laying on a sufficient enough angle. It doesn't matter just don't cause one otherwise you could die, so if you here or see one run for your life Avalanches usually occur in areas where the degree of the slope is more than 30 degrees. There are also other factors. One key factor is warm days paired with cool nights. This causes snow to melt and then refreeze, creating many different layers. This creates a zone in which avalanches are highly likely, and only need something to set them off, or a "trigger". This will cause the top layer or so to shear off, and bam! avalanche. It is highly unlikely that an avalanche will occur within a ski area, as the slopes are usually way less than 30 degrees, as well as bombing performed on areas where avalanche danger is high. Bombing is exactly what it sounds like: a cannon shoots small bombs towards a slope in order to act as a trigger. But avalanches most likely happen in moutaineous areas
in one year in north America over 100,000 avalanches happen each year
In the french alps there are over 100,000 alvalanches per year and that number is of course still increasing!
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There are none more common than others. IT all depends on the factors at the resorts. They most commonly happen when fresh snow has settled on older less dense snow. When the …top (heavier layer) is aggravated (most commonly your holiday maker) the bottom (lighter and less compact layer) gives way causing an avalanche. Resorts do not let holiday makers and adrenaline junkies out on a mountain if they are aware that conditions are right for an avalanche to happen.
No, they are too powerfull, but you can prevent big ones by setting off little ones every once and a while
It depends on what area you're in.
There are 100,00 avalanches a year.
While it is true that temperature and weather conditions may have an effect on the cause of an incident: Records indicate that investigations into Avalanches have been caused …by sound, wildlife, seismic and human activity. Avalanches occur at any given moment : the observation of an avalance or its impact are the only reason some are noticed, but most go largely un-noticed around the world. The best defense against an avalanche : Always consult you local Public Safety officials and follow safety guidelines before entering ares where Avalanches are known to occur .
Earthquakes are not a seasonal phenomenon and so the time of year has no effect on the occurrence of earthquakes. As such, earthquakes can happen at any time of the year as th…ey occur independent of weather and climate.
Tsunamis are not dependent on the time of year. They can happen at any time.
it can happen when there is very Strong wind that's what Ive been told
Usually from early summer to mid autumn with the peak at late summer.
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In the middle of the day (e.g. noon to 2 PM local time). This is when the Sun's rays fall most directly, and when the air temperature is warmest (cooler air might otherwis…e reduce thermal damage).